Method

Method may refer to:

  • Scientific method, a series of steps, or collection of methods, taken to acquire knowledge
  • Method (computer programming), a piece of code associated with a class or object to perform a task
  • Method (music), a kind of textbook to help students learning to play a musical instrument
  • Method (patent), a series of steps or acts for performing a function
  • Methodology, comparison or study and critique of individual methods that are used in a given discipline or field of inquiry
  • Method acting, a style of acting in which the actor attempts to replicate the conditions under which the character operates
  • Method (Godhead), the bassist and programmer for the industrial band Godhead
  • Discourse on Method, a philosophical and mathematical treatise by René Descartes
  • Method (film), a 2004 film directed by Duncan Roy
  • Method Products (branded as "method"), a San Francisco-based corporation which manufactures household products
  • Method Studios, a Los Angeles-based visual effects company
  • Method Incorporated, an international brand experience agency
  • Method ringing, a British style of ringing church bells according to a series of mathematical algorithms
  • Method Man, an American rapper.

Famous quotes containing the word method:

    If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.
    Ouida [Marie Louise De La Ramée] (1839–1908)

    The method of scientific investigation is nothing but the expression of the necessary mode of working of the human mind. It is simply the mode in which all phenomena are reasoned about, rendered precise and exact.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Relying on any one disciplinary approach—time-out, negotiation, tough love, the star system—puts the parenting team at risk. Why? Because children adapt to any method very quickly; today’s effective technique becomes tomorrow’s worn dance.
    Ron Taffel (20th century)