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scientific method

[‚sī·ən′tif·ik ′meth·əd]
(science and technology)
The systematic collection and classification of data and, usually, the formulation and testing of hypotheses based on the data.
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In explanation of this Qur'anic conception of critical and scientific thinking, the Pakistani Muslim thinker and poet Mohammed Iqbal elucidated these verses stating that.
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