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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. (in psychology) any means of understanding complex mental processes or experiences. There are several systems of analysis used by different schools of psychology; for...

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analysis

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 26 words.

The process of breaking up sentences, phrases, and words into their constituent parts.

See also COMPONENTIAL ANALYSIS, CONTRASTIVE analysis

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analysis

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 96 words.

The determination of the components in a chemical sample. Qualitative analysis involves determining the nature of a pure unknown compound

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analysis

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 62 words.

n. (in psychology) any means of understanding complex mental processes or experiences. There are several systems of analysis used by

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analysis

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 25 words.

in the final analysis when everything has been considered (used to suggest that the following statement expresses the basic truth

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analysis

in The Oxford Companion to Beer

January 2011; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 287 words.

refers to the measurements made on raw materials, process streams, and products. Analysis is critical if a beer is to

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analysis

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 39 words.

The first, of course, is the standard word. Analyzation, a pseudo-learned variant of analysis, is a nonword—e.g.:

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analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. (in psychology) any means of understanding complex mental processes or experiences. There are several systems of analysis used by different schools of psychology; for...

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analysis

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 43 words.

An explanation of a process or phenomenon in terms of its component parts. Analysis of chemicals, such as drugs, involves breaking down the substance in order to determine the type of...

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analysis

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 129 words.

The first, of course, is the standard word. ✳Analyzation, a pseudo-learned variant of analysis, is a nonword—e.g.:

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Analysis

Roger Scruton.

in The Aesthetics of Music

June 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 15384 words.

Explores the various approaches to the analysis of music, and the kinds of questions they are designed to answer. Analysis is relevant only if it explores the intentional order of a piece...

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analysis

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 713 words.

of grapes, must, and wine is a regular and important part of the wine-making process.

Grapes and must

Traditional analysis

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in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 980 words.

of grapes, must, and wine is a regular and important part of the winemaking process.

Traditional analysis of grapes and must is chiefly concerned with just three components: sugar,...

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Analysis

Jonathan Bennett.

in The Act Itself

March 1998; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11417 words.

This book employs philosophical analysis in an endeavour to grasp more firmly some concepts used in moral theory. Analysis is defended here against attackers, especially Rorty. Moral...

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analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

1. Introduction

Analysis is interpretation—even a kind of performance, in the sense that analysts explore the materials and meanings of compositions and attempt to communicate...

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analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Detailed examination of the state of the atmosphere based on synoptic observations, in particular for forecasting or research purposes. This usually involves the determination of the values...

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Analysis

Ian D. Bent.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 58462 words.

A general definition of the term as implied in common parlance might be: that part of the study of music that takes as its starting-point the music itself, rather than external factors....

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analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

The area of mathematics generally taken to include those topics that involve the use of limiting processes. Thus differential calculus and integral calculus certainly come under this...

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analysis

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 3115 words.

Analysis is interpretation—even a kind of performance, in the sense that analysts explore the materials and meanings of compositions and attempt to communicate their findings, through...

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analysis

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 98 words.

The determination of the components in a chemical sample. Qualitative analysis involves determining the nature of a pure unknown compound or the compounds present in a mixture. Various...

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Analysis

David Damschroder.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 13383 words.

Active engagement with music often triggers a curiosity to know how compositions work and what distinguishes various styles and genres from one another. In some cases the goal is to...

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