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advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics agricultural agent , county agent , extension agent
nonviolent methods of Buddhists and Hindus ahimsa
collection of equipment and methods used in the practice of medicine armamentarium
physicist who applies the methods of physics to biology biophysicist
determining a person's blood type by serological methods blood typing
procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods calculation , computation , computing
nonviolent methods, refusal to obey civil laws by civil disobedience
study of history using economic models and statistical methods cliometrics
discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.) communications , communication theory
economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods econometrician , econometrist
application of empirical methods in any art or science empiricism
study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment) escapology
study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating) eugenics
study of methods of improving human well-being and efficient functioning by improving environmental conditions euthenics
branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues experimental psychology , psychonomics
any of several methods for reducing correlational data to a smaller number of dimensions or factors; beginning with a correlation matrix a small number of components or factors are extracted that are regarded as the basic variable that account for the int factor analysis
branch of chemistry that studies elementary (often very fast) chemical reactions as they occur; the experimental methods are often based on the use of femtosecond laser pulses femtochemistry
deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods finagler , wangler
someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee) fixer , influence peddler
United States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985) Flory , Paul John Flory
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