One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Mathematics. Designating a function of three real variables, whose partial derivatives with respect to these variables satisfy certain conditions, resulting in the function having properties analogous to those of an analytic function of one complex variable. Compare "analytic"rare.
2Philosophy. Of or relating to meta-analysis.
3Statistics. Of or relating to meta-analysis.
1960s. From meta- + analytic.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.