In science, neutral means one of three things: something that is gray and without hue or zero chroma; something that does not have a charge and is not magnetized; or something that does not exhibit acid or alkaline quali... More »

The word "connotative" refers to the implied emotional association belonging to the meaning of a word. The connotative definition of a word bears these positive, negative or neutral associations in addition to the word's... More »

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Baseball arbitration is a legal process of determining a player’s salary when the player and the team cannot come to an agreement as to the salary amount. Both the player and the team submit their proposed one-year salar... More »

Scope and limitation have very different meanings, and their definitions can vary depending on the context in which they are used, but limitation can easily be understood as the various aspects of something that can not ... More »

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When something can be dissolved or liquefied in the presence of another substance, it is considered soluble by scientific standards. The degree of solubility can vary. Substances can be completely insoluble, soluble only... More »

In a scientific experiment, the controlled variable is a factor that the experimenter holds constant and does not allow to change. Other variables are changed by the participants in the study, by the experimenter or by n... More »

In science, a subscript is a number, character or symbol positioned next to and a little below another character. In chemistry, subscripts on the left are used to display the atomic number of an element, indicating the n... More »