naturalistic

Definitions

  • Bathing Naturalist
    Bathing Naturalist
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj naturalistic representing what is real; not abstract or ideal "realistic portraiture","a realistic novel","in naturalistic colors","the school of naturalistic writers"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Naturalistic Belonging to the doctrines of naturalism.
    • Naturalistic Closely resembling nature; realistic. "Naturalistic bit of pantomime."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • naturalistic Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with nature; natural; not formal, conventional, or conventionalized; hence, simulating or resembling nature: as, a naturalistic effect of light on the stage.
    • naturalistic Realistic.
    • naturalistic Of, pertaining to, or based on naturalism in its philosophical or theological sense.
    • naturalistic In photography, said of a photograph in which the chief object is slightly out of focus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Naturalistic pertaining to, or in accordance with, nature: belonging to the doctrines of naturalism
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Usage

In literature:

Brown, the naturalist, remained some time after the expedition was interrupted.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
But bantering aside, there is no more engaging subject to the naturalist than that of animal parasites.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
The German naturalists call him the washing-bear.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The earliest master of the Naturalists was MICHAEL ANGELO AMERIGI, called CARAVAGGIO, from the name of his birth-place (1569-1609).
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
I allude to the profound modification which that work has produced on the ideas of naturalists with regard to method.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
Had I sent them to him, he could have cured the skins at least, for he was, I believe, an ardent naturalist.
"The Call Of The South" by Louis Becke
But come and see my new Naturalists' Club.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
This has apparently been one chief cause of the belief long held by some few naturalists that species in a state of nature undergo change.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
But troubles dogged the great naturalist.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
I believe that this last name is now used by the best-informed naturalists.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

Find out why from Naturalist Julie from Ohio's Erie MetroParks.
"Critter Scene Investigation" program Volunteer Naturalists will lead programs on snowy mornings investigating animal behaviors using basic tracking skills during its interactive "Critter Scene Investigation" program.
Roxbury — The final tours of the season at naturalist John Burroughs' Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury will be offered Columbus Day weekend, October 6, 7 and 8 from 11 am to 3 pm each day.
Renowned adventurer , author and naturalist Fred Birchmore died Sunday morning at age 100.
Glenn Cumings, the park naturalist at Montgomery County's Black Hill Regional Park, needs help.
Most birders I know can more accurately be called naturalists, because they are interested in everything they find out in the field.
Naturalists outfox invasive species with burn .
Jacob Ahee, Honey Creek Resort State Park naturalist.
Internationally known naturalist to speak in Cincinnati.
Naturalists and neighbors of a Lake County forest preserve are up in arms about Chicago's plans for an Olympic equestrian center.
Julie Watson, a naturalist with Charlie Elliott, left, instructs Tammy Gainey from Macon how to.
Explore the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge beginning at 1:30 pm Oct 28 with roving naturalist, Neil Foley, to spot the ducks and geese that stop there on their journeys south.
Acorn Naturalist Poison Oak Display.
Bestselling food author and backyard naturalist Michael Pollan says that for the first time in decades, farms in the US are on the rise.
Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about distinctive autumn willows.
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In science:

Non-reductive perdurantism:— There is also an even more naturalistic conception of perdurantism, which might well avoid the RDA.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
More importantly for us: the RDA would have much less bite, at least for a “naturalistic” perdurantist, who is willing to let her account of perdurance depend on the actual laws.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
But our perdurantist can also appeal to (ii), at least if she is a “naturalist”.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Halliwell (1999) and references given there.) As regards philosophy: I said above that the fact that classical mechanical ob jects (both particles and continua) are in fact emergent from the quantum realm should be reflected in the interpretation of classical mechanics, and so in a naturalistic theory of persistence.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
The modern idea of self-similarity is best described by the following quote from On Poetry: a Rhapsody by Jonathan Swift (1733)1: So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey; And these have smaller still to bite ’em, And so proceed ad infinitum.
Self-similarity and random walks
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