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:

    The good husband finds method as efficient in the packing of fire-wood in a shed, or in the harvesting of fruits in the cellar, as in Peninsular campaigns or the files of the Department of State.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    There is no method but to be very intelligent.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    You that do search for every purling spring
    Which from the ribs of old Parnassus flows,
    And every flower, not sweet perhaps, which grows
    Near thereabouts into your poesy wring;
    You that do dictionary’s method bring
    Into your rhymes, running in rattling rows;
    Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)