Definition of 'science'


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1. uncountable Knowledge derived from scientific disciplines, scientific method, or any systematic effort.

2. Obsolete spelling of scion.

3. Such activities restricted to a class of natural phenomena.

4. Archaic Knowledge, especially that gained through experience.

5. A systematic method or body of knowledge in a given area.

6. The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena.

7. Art, skill, or expertness, regarded as the result of knowledge of laws and principles.

8. See under Comparative, and Inductive.

9. Accumulated and established knowledge, which has been systematized and formulated with reference to the discovery of general truths or the operation of general laws; knowledge classified and made available in work, life, or the search for truth; comprehensive, profound, or philosophical knowledge.

10. Any branch or department of systematized knowledge considered as a distinct field of investigation or object of study.

11. Knowledge; knowledge of principles and causes; ascertained truth of facts.

12. Especially, such knowledge when it relates to the physical world and its phenomena, the nature, constitution, and forces of matter, the qualities and functions of living tissues, etc.; -- called also natural science, and physical science.

13. ability to produce solutions in some problem domain

14. a particular branch of scientific knowledge

15. Trade; occupation.

16. Knowledge regarding any special group of objects, coördinated, arranged, and systematized; what is known concerning a subject, systematically arranged; a branch of knowledge: as, the science of botany, of astronomy, of etymology, of metaphysics; mental science; physical science; in a narrow sense, one of the physical sciences, as distinguished from mathematics, metaphysics, etc.

17. Art derived from precepts or based on principles; skill resulting from training; special, exceptional, or preëminent skill.

18. Knowledge;comprehension or understanding of facts or principles.

19. Knowledge gained by systematic observation, experiment, and reasoning; knowledge coördinated, arranged, and systematized; also, the prosecution of truth as thus known, both in the abstract and as a historical development.

20. A so-called system of healing, which aims at a cnre of all physical ailments by educating the mind of the patient in certain directions. The mind is supposed to be trained to exclnde every idea of the existence of any real discomfort, on the ground that all such discomfort is the result of abnormal mental conditions; the mind being properly trained to ignore the body, no discomfort exists, since the mind does not admit it. The system has many variations, but in general is, evidently, a form of mind-cure or faith-cure.

21. Synonyms and Art, Science. See art.

22. transitive To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct.

23. rare To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct.


1. Surely racing is anything but an exact science.

2. There have been so many cases in the past of government science experiments going wrong.

3. What do governments do about the distribution of their support for science and technology?

4. She urged them to study maths or sciences instead.

5. The evidence from modern science bears this out.

6. There are some good insights from the science of behaviour at play here.

7. But demand has been rising in the biological sciences and chemistry.

8. She agreed that gastric emptying was not an exact science.

9. The information and ideas come from most of the natural and physical sciences and beyond.

10. No longer does he look like a science experiment gone awry.

11. Beyond these there is no general consensus on the specific nature of a science.

12. We have kept the investment in science and technology.

13. This tendency has been produced by the convergence of two fields, cognitive science and evolutionary biology.

14. They see a one-year masters in computer sciences as a way of making that transition.

15. We expect sciences like physics and chemistry to tell us basic, reliable things about the structure of the physical world.

16. The past dead ends of science may not be relevant for a science class, but they are quite relevant for a *history of science* or *philosophy of science* class, as a corrective to the notion that science is a linear progression of successful theories.

17. We should remember at the outset that the nomad or minor science evoked in A Thousand Plateaus is not the Royal or major science that makes up the entirety of what Deleuze and Guattari call ˜science™ in What is Philosophy?.

18. This chapter also draws largely, especially upon geological and chemical science, and affords another illustration of what, I trust, Mr. Stephens's book will more and more impress upon our working farmers, that _skilful practice is applied science_.

19. Personally the science of autosuggestion -- for I consider it as entirely a _science -- _has rendered me great services; but truth compels me to declare that if I continue to interest myself particularly in it, it is because I find in it the means of exercising true charity.

20. _We have science, and the applications of science_, which are united together as the tree and its fruit. '

21. The statesman endeavoured to show that we ought not to be surprised at this result, because _in our day the reign of theoretic science yielded place to that of applied science_.

22. But when the Committee of Inquiry sits at last, and the business begins to assume a systematic form, even the science of that ideal good, that exemplar and pattern of good, which men have been busy on so long, -- the _science_ of it, -- is put down as 'wanting,' and the

23. I've seen what they teach in "computer science" and can safely tell you that you don't know enough about the * current working state of computer science* by leaps and bounds.

24. As I said, just with religion, science can be subverted by politicians and fools such as yourself that ignore the ’science’ eg. consequences of their actions.

25. ‘The second point is mostly for emphasis: science studies the natural world.’

26. ‘Emily's garden inspirations were also fueled by her high school science teacher and study hall supervisor.’

27. ‘To this has been added a sustained critique of much that passes for science studies.’

28. ‘We should like to be able to translate science into logic and observation terms and set theory.’

29. ‘They could also translate that science into appropriate physical activity regimes for prevention and management of these conditions.’

30. ‘There was an affinity of intellectual structures of science with authoritarian politics.’

31. ‘Nor is there any reason for a historian of science to study philosophy of science.’

32. ‘It is a polemic because it sidesteps the criticism of science and its metaphysics by Hegel, Nietzsche and Heidegger.’

33. ‘These are just a few of the things historians do when they study the past of science, technology and medicine.’

34. ‘He also combined the study of science with personal experience and philosophy like no poet before him.’

35. ‘It can't be directly observed or measured (except by me) and appears to play no causal role according to determinist science, so science denies it.’

36. ‘Clearly science and empirical research is relevant to the study of ethics and to ethics research, but how exactly?’

37. ‘Call it the big book of activities for science geeks - it features 100 weird and wacky experiments.’

38. ‘It is fair to say that this a priori account of science has found little favor after Hobbes's time.’

39. ‘The evolutionary perspective and this new dynamic practical science go hand in hand.’

40. ‘McGill's timber studies developed within a utilitarian culture that expected science to produce practical results.’

41. ‘Instead, we have found that our history fits the naturalistic world of science.’

42. ‘She has co-written four books of hands-on science activities for children for the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco.’

43. ‘A state-of-the-art DNA analysis system is opening a new world of study for science students at Muskingum.’

44. ‘Join him for a discussion about how today's science affects tomorrow's water.’

45. ‘Nanotechnology is an emerging engineering field that borrows from such areas as materials science, engineering, chemistry, biology and physics.’

46. ‘It's used in medical science and some other areas, too.’

47. ‘Perhaps the other area of psychological science most relevant to camps is behavioral psychology.’

48. ‘It is also an area requiring psychological science in order to serve the public interest.’

49. ‘The book has lessons for the new field of ‘conservation medicine’ - veterinary science applied to wild populations.’

50. ‘Others reflect that we cannot all be technically expert in areas such as bio-medical science.’

51. ‘The next 20 promise even greater advances, particularly in the areas of materials science, computer aided manufacturing technology, and molecular biology.’

52. ‘Modern social science has banished concepts of good and evil.’

53. ‘By asking the people around him he learned that she studied and taught animal behavioral sciences at the university.’

54. ‘Patients feel that modern medical science has become too commercial, almost to the point of being labeled as unethical.’

55. ‘The physical and social sciences are all taught in Saudi Arabian universities, which exist in all the main cities.’

56. ‘By the mid 1970s, the computer industry and computer science were quite advanced.’

57. ‘Natural science is quite advanced, particularly as applied in engineering and medicine.’

58. ‘The team members were chosen from among graduate students in computer science at the participating universities.’

59. ‘What technology and infrastructural changes are needed to fundamentally advance environmental health science?’

60. ‘The new galleries, which are aimed at promoting Earth science to the general public, are immensely popular.’

61. ‘They will study modules such as chemical and physical forensic science, forensic psychology and criminal investigation procedures.’

62. ‘How can basic cognitive science be translated into the classroom?’

63. ‘And still she succeeded in advancing the cause of the science of genetics.’

64. ‘There his private income enabled him to take up the new science of geology.’

65. ‘I may defend my professional status by claiming ownership of an advanced body of knowledge or science.’

66. ‘Most importantly, the lists tend to omit the natural vitamin complexes and food-form minerals that are so important for our health, as demonstrated by a large body of published science.’

67. ‘We promote the science of psychology, and we rely on the foundation it provides for the practice of psychology.’

68. ‘But understanding the science of complexity is a far more useful metaphor than the traditional appeal to Newtonian physics.’

69. ‘We must educate our fellow educators and fellow scientists about the science of psychology.’

70. the science of genetics

Other users have misspelling science as:

1. scince 9.96%

2. sience 9.61%

3. scienc 7.21%

4. sciece 2.22%

5. sceince 1.78%

6. sicence 1.6%

7. Other 57.04%

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