Origin of predictive
Examples from the Web for predictive
Sproutling, the first predictive wearable for babies, is no doubt impressive.Are We Turning Our Babies Into Real Life Tamagotchis?|Brandy Zadrozny|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Predictive tech is either the most revolutionary idea of a generation, or the end of thinking as we know it.Your Gadgets Can Now Decide Everything For You Before the Thoughts Have Even Crossed Your Mind|Charlotte Lytton|January 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is something to those things; the predictive power of the SAT has been rightly questioned.The Supreme Court Steps Back From Tokenism Under a New Name|John McWhorter|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of the predictive factors is the amount of congeners in alcohol.
They do most of the prep in the vans and use a lot of predictive math in their routing.Makers|Cory Doctorow
The essential difference was that science was predictive and magic was effective—though the end results were often the same.The Sky Is Falling|Lester del Rey
First, because of the rediscovery of the idea of mechanism, without which predictive science had been virtually impossible.
Besides her faith in her predictive dreams was by no means fixed.Money Magic|Hamlin Garland
Hence the attempt to admit their predictive truth, and yet deny their divine authority, by ascribing them to human sagacity.Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith|Robert Patterson
British Dictionary definitions for predictive
Word Origin and History for predictive
1650s, from Late Latin praedictivus, from praedict-, past participle stem of praedicere (see predict).