theoric

Related to theoric: theoretical

theoric

(ˈθɪərɪk)
n
1. a theory or conjecture
2. (Philosophy) a person dedicated to the contemplative life, esp an Essene
3. an obsolete device thought to explain a natural object or event
adj
4. pertaining to or proficient in theory
5. another word for theoretical
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That never set a squadron in the field, Nor the division of a battle knows More than a spinster--unless the bookish theoric, Wherein the tongued consuls can propose As masterly as he!
Athens thus directed its annual surpluses into the theoric fund created by Eubulus, which subsidized theater performances and religious services for the underprivileged.
Among their topics are Stesichorean footsteps in the parodos of Aeschylus' Agamemnon, talking thalassocracy in fifth-century Athens: from Bacchylides' "Theseus Odes" (17 and 18) and Cimonian monuments to Euripides' Troades, constructing chorality in Prometheus Bound: the poetic background of divine choruses in tragedy, theoric song and the rhetoric of ritual in Aeschylus' Suppliant Women, and new music in Sophocles' Ichneutae.
Thomas.sup.+] [K.sup.+] 10 16 [Na.sup.+] 15 116 [Ca.sup.2+] 0.02 1.2 [Mg.sup.2+] 4 16 Sodium bicarbonate 0 10 Histidine 180 0 Tryptophan 2 0 Ketoglutarate 1 0 Mannitol 30 0 Theoric osmolality (mOsm/L) 310 318 * Intracellular solution.
As Paul Jorgensen suggests, the "bookish theoric" Iago associates with Cassio is probably not dusty, antiquarian learning (like that possessed by Captain Fluellen in Henry V), but contemporary military science: "Cassio [...] was probably an 'arithmetician' in that he was studying gunnery, fortification, and the scientific marshalling of troops as presented in Digges's [...] Stratioticos and Thomas Smith's The Art of Gunnery." (77) Claiming that his own practical experience is worth more than Cassio's academic background, Iago terms this kind of learning "mere prattle without practice" (1.1.25).
Thus the models are the bridges between empirical levels (visible) and theoric levels.
(94) Goldziher, I., 'Muhammedanisches Recht in Theoric und Mirklickeit, Zietshrift fur vergleichende Rechtswissenchaft, 8, (1989), pp.