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metascientific

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From meta- +‎ scientific.

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metascientific (not comparable)

  1. Concerning the science of science; relating to metascience. [from 20th c.]
    • 2015, David Wootton, The Invention of Science, Penguin 2016, p. 103:
      Discovery is not in itself a scientific idea but rather an idea that is foundational for science: we might call it a metascientific idea.

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