Refers to a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific, a method of inquiry must be based on gathering observable, empirical and measurable evidence subject to specific principles of reasoning.

SCIENTIFIC METHOD: "No scientific inquiry will ever succeed in producing reliable results if it is not based on the scientific method."
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