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Definition 1: a theory that explains scientific observations - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where scientific theory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scientific theories must be falsifiable

(scientific theory is a kind of ...) a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena

"theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses" "true in fact and theory"

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (cosmology) the theory that the universe originated sometime between 10 billion and 20 billion years ago from the cataclysmic explosion of a small volume of matter at extremely high density and temperature

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (quantum theory) the theory that it is impossible to measure both energy and time (or position and momentum) completely accurately at the same time

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (medicine) the theory that all contagious diseases are caused by microorganisms

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (computer science) a statistical theory dealing with the limits and efficiency of information processing

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (chemistry) theory that describes aqueous solutions in terms of acids (which dissociate to give hydrogen ions) and bases (which dissociate to give hydroxyl ions); the product of an acid and a base is a salt and water

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (biology) a scientific theory of the origin of species of plants and animals

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (chemistry) the theory that all indicators are either weak acids or weak bases in which the color of the ionized form is different from the color before dissociation

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (biology) a theory of how characteristics of one generation are derived from earlier generations

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) a psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) a physical theory that certain properties occur only in discrete amounts (quanta)

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) a theory that tries to link the four fundamental forces

"according to supersymmetry each force emerged separately during the big bang"

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (cosmology) the theory that the solar system evolved from a hot gaseous nebula

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (cosmology) the theory that the solar system was formed by the gravitational accumulation of planetesimals

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (cosmology) the theory that the universe maintains a constant average density with matter created to fill the void left by galaxies that are receding from each other

"the steady state theory has been abandoned in favor of the big bang theory"

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) the theory that any two particles of matter attract one another with a force directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) theory that the total organization of an organism rather than the functioning of individual organs is the determinant of life processes

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (economics) a theory of competition stated in terms of gains and losses among opposing players

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) a theory of the structure of the atom

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (biology) the theory that cells form the fundamental structural and functional units of all living organisms; proposed in 1838 by Matthias Schleiden and by Theodor Schwann

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) the theory that light is transmitted as waves

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) the theory that light is transmitted as a stream of particles

(... is a kind of scientific theory ) (physics) a theory that gases consist of small particles in random motion

(... is part of scientific theory) a particular branch of scientific knowledge

"the science of genetics"

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