Meaning of ANALYTIC in English

ANALYTIC

an ‧ a ‧ lyt ‧ ical AC /ˌæn ə lˈɪtɪk ə l/ BrE AmE ( also an‧a‧lyt‧ic /ˌæn ə lˈɪtɪk◂/) adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ analysis , ↑ analyst ; verb : ↑ analyze ; adjective : ↑ analytical ]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Late Latin ; Origin: analyticus , from Greek , from analyein ; ⇨ ↑ analysis ]

1 . thinking about things in a detailed and intelligent way, so that you can examine and understand things:

She’s got an analytical mind.

analytical method/techniques/approach/skills

During the course, students will develop their analytical skills.

2 . using scientific analysis to examine something:

analytical chemistry

—analytically /-kli/ adverb

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.