analyses, text-books, lectures are not the powers with the young mind.
analyses have been made of Mayinit salt as prepared by the crude method of the Igorot.
analyses and commentaries have been multiplied, but they kill the spirit by taking it in detail.
analyses of contents from stomachs gave approximately the same results as those from intestines.
analyses of the tissues of plants show that they contain all of the elements that are to be found in the soil on which they grew.
analyses of rain water made in different parts of the world show from one to nine pounds of such substances per acre per annum.
analyses show that the fruit of the species is deficient in sugar and acid.
analyses by wet way are made upon tables, with various sorts of vessels.
analyses of the halberd blades show that the metal of which they are composed does not differ much from that of the copper celts.
analyses of this plant under both conditions show a striking difference.
1580s, "resolution of anything complex into simple elements" (opposite of synthesis), from Medieval Latin analysis (15c.), from Greek analysis "a breaking up, a loosening, releasing," noun of action from analyein "unloose, release, set free; to loose a ship from its moorings," in Aristotle, "to analyze," from ana "up, throughout" (see ana-) + lysis "a loosening," from lyein "to unfasten" (see lose). Psychological sense is from 1890. Phrase in the final (or last) analysis (1844), translates French en dernière analyse.
chiefly British English spelling of analyze (q.v.).
Analyse is better than analyze, but merely as being the one of the two equally indefensible forms that has won. The correct but now impossible form would be analysize (or analysise), with analysist for existing analyst. [Fowler]
c.1600, "to dissect," from French analyser, from analyse (see analysis). Literature sense is attested from 1610s; meaning in chemistry dates from 1660s. General sense of "to examine closely" dates from 1809; psychological sense is from 1909. Related: Analyzed; analyzing.
analysis a·nal·y·sis (ə-nāl'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. a·nal·y·ses (-sēz')
The separation of a whole into its constituent parts for individual study.
The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature or proportions.
The stated findings of such a separation or determination.