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  • adjective Partially empirical (and partially theoretical)

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  • adjective relying to some extent on observation or experiment


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  • A semiempirical downscaling approach for predicting regional temperature impacts associated with climatic change.

    Statistical downscaling approach and downscaling of AOGCM climate change projections 2009

  • “Using semiempirical models of densification applied to past Vostok climate conditions, Barnola et al. 1991 reported that the age difference between air and ice may be ~6000 years during the coldest periods instead of ~4000 years, as previously assumed.”

    Trenberth [1984] « Climate Audit 2005

  • I apply a variety of computational methods, semiempirical and nonempirical, as well as qualitative arguments, to problems of structure and reactivity of both organic and inorganic molecules of medium size.

    Roald Hoffmann - Autobiography 1982

  • In the second approach I have analyzed, with the aid of various semiempirical methods, the molecular orbitals of most types of reactive intermediates in organic chemistry-carbonium ions, diradicals, methylenes, benzynes, etc.

    Roald Hoffmann - Autobiography 1982


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