What is the main cause of scientists changing the meaning of words?

Posted by: reece

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They like word play.

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They have no choice, what they find can be indescribable.

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PetersSmith says2015-07-14T12:12:11.2131384-05:00
Like...? There's a difference between "changing the meaning of words" and creating new words to explain scientific phenomena or new systems of thought.
TBR says2015-07-14T13:32:11.1633832-05:00
Need an example.
joetheripper117 says2015-07-14T13:57:52.4976721-05:00
I think that reece is referring to stuff like the changing of the term GRIDs to AIDs.
reece says2015-07-14T21:24:08.7372394-05:00
@PetersSmith I new someone would bring that up. XD
reece says2015-07-14T21:30:38.3860497-05:00
@TBR nothing.
reece says2015-07-14T21:32:59.6764016-05:00
@joetheripper117 I'm not.

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