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The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Theoretic \The`o*ret"ic\, Theoretical \The`o*ret"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. L. theoreticus, F. th['e]or['e]tique.] Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical; ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations; "theoretical science" [syn: theoretic ] [ant: empirical ] concerned with theories rather than their practical applications; "theoretical physics" [ant: applied ] ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. Of or relating to theory; abstract; not empirical.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adjective COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a theoretical concept (= that exists only as a theory ) ▪ The theoretical concepts of psychology, for example Freud’s ideas, are also useful in the study of literature. from a theoretical/political/economic etc ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1610s, "contemplative," with -al (1) + Late Latin theoreticus "of or pertaining to theory," from Greek theoretikos "contemplative, speculative, pertaining to theory" (by Aristotle contrasted to praktikos ), from theoretos "that may be seen or considered," ...

Usage examples of theoretical.

The second impediment is represented by the numerous theoretical positions that see no alternative to the present form of rule except a blind anarchic other and that thus partake in a mysticism of the limit.

The mamuti, anticipating the need for explanations to relieve the anxieties caused by this startling innovation, had mentally searched the theoretical construct of their metaphysical world for answers that would satisfy.

His brief spell in the arcology refuge had shown him how little use theoretical medicine was in the face of real injuries.

The world knows your phenomenal skill in billiards, Professor, a talent second only to your amazing aptitude in theoretical physics.

I think he underrates the part my energy and practical capacity played in bringing about the realisation of his theoretical sphere.

There is no theoretical limit on the length of a buckytube, although current techniques produce samples only a few microns long.

For if by the logical following of this path - as in modern theoretical physics - the whole universe is dissolved into units which can no longer be distinguished from each other, then it will become impossible to count these parts, for it cannot be established whether any given one of these hypothetical elemental particles has been counted or not.

While the Bauble could theoretically be subdivided into millions of individual macromolecules, it was in fact one super-macromolecule, since the linkages between its theoretical units were themselves molecular in nature.

Labs engineers invent kwanlon, a monomolecular fiber with theoretical strength enough to link Earth with geosynchronous satellites.

Yet you continue to overeat, indicating clearly that the physical sensation of ingestion outweighs the theoretical pleasure of improved appearance.

Spy satellites, carrying radars more sensitive than the equipment that had mapped the surface of Venus from the Magellan spacecraft, could create photomosaics of incredible detail, with a theoretical resolution of detail of a few feet.

In the second chapter of book two, on page 8, the theoretical outline begins, with a discussion of the Photoplay of Action.

Like a master chef, she added ingredients as they occurred to her, going with a prescient sense bolstered by her theoretical proofs.

This theoretical position leads merely to a cynical attitude and quietistic practices.

As, at least in neuroscience, the theoretical limitations of naive reductionism become increasingly apparent, and cold-war suspicions recede into history, the time is ripe for the autonomous Soviet tradition in neurophysiology and psychology to be reassimilated into a more integrated and Universalists neuroscience.