theoretical

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speculative or theoretical academic
acidlike substance, theoretical alkahest
theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success Bernoulli distribution , binomial distribution
English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984) Dirac , Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac
(statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence distribution , statistical distribution
theoretical distribution with finite mean and variance Gaussian distribution , normal distribution
English theoretical physicist (born in 1942) Hawking , Stephen Hawking , Stephen William Hawking
concerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual use impracticality
theoretical sun that moves along the celestial equator at a constant speed and completes its annual course in the same amount of time the real sun takes at variable speeds mean sun
United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958) Pauli , Wolfgang Pauli
theoretical distribution that is a good approximation to the binomial distribution when the probability is small and the number of trials is large Poisson distribution
concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities practicality
practical, not theoretical pragmatic
branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particles statistical mechanics
United States theoretical physicist (born in 1933) Steven Weinberg , Weinberg
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