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Generally speaking, analytic (from Greek ἀναλυτικός - analytikos) refers to the "having the ability to analyze" or "division into elements or principles."

- Analytical chemistry, the analysis of material samples to learn their chemical composition and structure
- Analytical technique
- Analytical concentration

- Analytic geometry, the study of geometry using the principles of algebra
- Analytic combinatorics
- Analytic number theory, a branch of number theory that uses methods from mathematical analysis
- Abstract analytic number theory, the application of ideas and techniques from analytic number theory to other mathematical fields
- Analytic function
- Analytic continuation, a technique to extend the domain of definition of a given analytic function
- Analytic variety, the set of common solutions of several equations involving analytic functions
- Analytic capacity
- Analytic solution: a solution to a problem that can be written in "closed form" in terms of known functions, constants, etc.

- Analytic proof, in structural proof theory, a proof whose structure is simple in a special way
- Method of analytic tableaux, a fundamental concept in automated theorem proving

- Analytic element method, a numerical method used to solve partial differential equations
- Analytic manifold, a topological manifold with analytic transition maps

- Analytic philosophy
- Analytic proposition, a statement whose truth can be determined solely through analysis of its meaning
- Analytical Thomism, the movement to present the thought of Thomas Aquinas in the style of modern analytic philosophy
- Postanalytic philosophy

- Analytical psychology, part of the Jungian psychology movement
- Analytical psychodrama
- Individual analytical psychodrama
- Cognitive analytic therapy

- Analytic induction, the systematic examination of similarities between various social phenomena to develop concepts or ideas
- Analytic frame, a detailed sketch or outline of some social phenomenon, representing initial idea of a scientist analyzing this phenomenon

- Analytic language, a natural language in which most morphemes are free (separate), instead of fused together
- Analytic signal, a particular representation of a signal
- Analytical mechanics, a refined, highly mathematical form of classical mechanics
- Analytical Marxism, an interpretation of Marxism
- Analytical jurisprudence, the use of analytical reasoning to study legal theory
- Analytic cubism, one of two major branches of the cubism artistic movement
- Analytical-Literal Translation, a very literal translation of the Bible
- Analytical skills
- Analytical software
- Analytical IT
- Analytic grammar, a kind of formal grammar that works by successively reducing input strings to simpler forms
- Analytical balance, a very high precision (0.1 mg or better) weighing scale
- Analytical ultracentrifuge, an ultracentrifuge that can monitor samples while they're being spun

- Synthesis
- Analytical engine, a 19th century mechanical general-purpose computer designed by Charles Babbage
- Analytical Society, a 19th century British group who promoted the use of Leibnizian or analytical calculus, as opposed to Newtonian calculus

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