methodology

Definitions

General English

Electronics

  • The body of methods, principles, procedures, and the like, utilized in a given discipline. Methodology implies a disciplined and objective approach, although the term is frequently utilized to refer to most any approach, meticulous or not.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a system of ways and principles for doing something, e.g. in teaching or research
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