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Scientific theory   /sˌaɪəntˈɪfɪk θˈɪri/   Listen
Scientific theory

A theory that explains scientific observations.

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"Scientific theory" Quotes from Famous Books

... A scientific theory has been described as "the likening of our imaginings to what we actually observe." So long as we observe only in the rough, only in a broad and general way, our imaginings must also be rough, broad, and ...
— The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry • M. M. Pattison Muir

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