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science

  

      n  
1    the systematic study of the nature and behaviour of the material and physical universe, based on observation, experiment, and measurement, and the formulation of laws to describe these facts in general terms  
2    the knowledge so obtained or the practice of obtaining it  
3    any particular branch of this knowledge  
the pure and applied sciences     
4    any body of knowledge organized in a systematic manner  
5    skill or technique  
6    Archaic   knowledge  
     (C14: via Old French from Latin scientia knowledge, from scire to know)  


Bachelor of Science  
      n  
1    a degree conferred on a person who has successfully completed his undergraduate studies in a branch of the sciences  
2    a person who holds this degree  
behavioural science  
      n   the application of scientific methods to the study of the behaviour of organisms  
big science  
      n   scientific research that requires a large investment of capital  
Christian Science  
      n   the religious system and teaching of the Church of Christ, Scientist. It was founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1866) and emphasizes spiritual healing and the unreality of matter  
  Christian Scientist      n  
cognitive science  
      n   the scientific study of cognition, including elements of the traditional disciplines of philosophy, psychology, semantics, and linguistics, together with artificial intelligence and computer science  
computer science  
      n   the study of computers and their application  
dismal science  
      n   the. a name for economics coined by Thomas Carlyle  
domestic science  
      n   the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills  
earth science  
      n   any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth  
hard science  
      n  
a    one of the natural or physical sciences, such as physics, chemistry, biology, geology, or astronomy  
b    (as modifier)  
a hard-science lecture     
  hard scientist      n  
information science  
      n   the science of the collection, evaluation, organization, and dissemination of information, often employing computers  
life science  
      n   any one of the branches of science concerned with the structure and behaviour of living organisms, such as biology, botany, zoology, physiology, or biochemistry  
   Compare       physical science  
  
See also  
    social science  
Master of Science  
      n   a postgraduate degree, usually in science, or the holder of this degree,   (Abbrev.)    MSc  
natural science  
      n  
1    the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding social sciences, abstract or theoretical sciences, such as mathematics, and applied sciences  
2    any one of these sciences  
  natural scientist      n  
physical science  
      n   any of the sciences concerned with nonliving matter, energy, and the physical properties of the universe, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology  
   Compare       life science  
policy science  
      n   a branch of the social sciences concerned with the formulation and implementation of policy in bureaucracies, etc.  
political science  
      n   (esp. as an academic subject) the study of the state, government, and politics: one of the social sciences  
  political scientist      n  
rural science   , studies  
      n     (Brit)   the study and theory of agriculture, biology, ecology, and associated fields  
science fiction  
      n  
a    a literary genre that makes imaginative use of scientific knowledge or conjecture  
b    (as modifier)  
a science fiction writer     
Science Museum  
      n   a museum in London, originating from 1852 and given its present name and site in 1899: contains collections relating to the history of science, technology, and industry  
science park  
      n   an area usually linked with a university where scientific research and commercial development are carried on in cooperation  
social science  
      n  
1    the study of society and of the relationship of individual members within society, including economics, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology  
2    any of these subjects studied individually  
  social scientist      n  
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noble art   , science         
      n   the. boxing  


Bachelor of Science  
      n  
1    a degree conferred on a person who has successfully completed his undergraduate studies in a branch of the sciences  
2    a person who holds this degree  
behavioural science  
      n   the application of scientific methods to the study of the behaviour of organisms  
big science  
      n   scientific research that requires a large investment of capital  
Christian Science  
      n   the religious system and teaching of the Church of Christ, Scientist. It was founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1866) and emphasizes spiritual healing and the unreality of matter  
  Christian Scientist      n  
cognitive science  
      n   the scientific study of cognition, including elements of the traditional disciplines of philosophy, psychology, semantics, and linguistics, together with artificial intelligence and computer science  
computer science  
      n   the study of computers and their application  
dismal science  
      n   the. a name for economics coined by Thomas Carlyle  
domestic science  
      n   the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills  
earth science  
      n   any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth  
hard science  
      n  
a    one of the natural or physical sciences, such as physics, chemistry, biology, geology, or astronomy  
b    (as modifier)  
a hard-science lecture     
  hard scientist      n  
information science  
      n   the science of the collection, evaluation, organization, and dissemination of information, often employing computers  
life science  
      n   any one of the branches of science concerned with the structure and behaviour of living organisms, such as biology, botany, zoology, physiology, or biochemistry  
   Compare       physical science  
  
See also  
    social science  
Master of Science  
      n   a postgraduate degree, usually in science, or the holder of this degree,   (Abbrev.)    MSc  
natural science  
      n  
1    the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding social sciences, abstract or theoretical sciences, such as mathematics, and applied sciences  
2    any one of these sciences  
  natural scientist      n  
physical science  
      n   any of the sciences concerned with nonliving matter, energy, and the physical properties of the universe, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology  
   Compare       life science  
policy science  
      n   a branch of the social sciences concerned with the formulation and implementation of policy in bureaucracies, etc.  
political science  
      n   (esp. as an academic subject) the study of the state, government, and politics: one of the social sciences  
  political scientist      n  
rural science   , studies  
      n     (Brit)   the study and theory of agriculture, biology, ecology, and associated fields  
science  
      n  
1    the systematic study of the nature and behaviour of the material and physical universe, based on observation, experiment, and measurement, and the formulation of laws to describe these facts in general terms  
2    the knowledge so obtained or the practice of obtaining it  
3    any particular branch of this knowledge  
the pure and applied sciences     
4    any body of knowledge organized in a systematic manner  
5    skill or technique  
6    Archaic   knowledge  
     (C14: via Old French from Latin scientia knowledge, from scire to know)  
science fiction  
      n  
a    a literary genre that makes imaginative use of scientific knowledge or conjecture  
b    (as modifier)  
a science fiction writer     
Science Museum  
      n   a museum in London, originating from 1852 and given its present name and site in 1899: contains collections relating to the history of science, technology, and industry  
science park  
      n   an area usually linked with a university where scientific research and commercial development are carried on in cooperation  
social science  
      n  
1    the study of society and of the relationship of individual members within society, including economics, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology  
2    any of these subjects studied individually  
  social scientist      n  

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veterinary medicine   , science         
      n   the branch of medicine concerned with the health of animals and the treatment of injuries or diseases that affect them  


Bachelor of Science  
      n  
1    a degree conferred on a person who has successfully completed his undergraduate studies in a branch of the sciences  
2    a person who holds this degree  
behavioural science  
      n   the application of scientific methods to the study of the behaviour of organisms  
big science  
      n   scientific research that requires a large investment of capital  
Christian Science  
      n   the religious system and teaching of the Church of Christ, Scientist. It was founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1866) and emphasizes spiritual healing and the unreality of matter  
  Christian Scientist      n  
cognitive science  
      n   the scientific study of cognition, including elements of the traditional disciplines of philosophy, psychology, semantics, and linguistics, together with artificial intelligence and computer science  
computer science  
      n   the study of computers and their application  
dismal science  
      n   the. a name for economics coined by Thomas Carlyle  
domestic science  
      n   the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills  
earth science  
      n   any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth  
hard science  
      n  
a    one of the natural or physical sciences, such as physics, chemistry, biology, geology, or astronomy  
b    (as modifier)  
a hard-science lecture     
  hard scientist      n  
information science  
      n   the science of the collection, evaluation, organization, and dissemination of information, often employing computers  
life science  
      n   any one of the branches of science concerned with the structure and behaviour of living organisms, such as biology, botany, zoology, physiology, or biochemistry  
   Compare       physical science  
  
See also  
    social science  
Master of Science  
      n   a postgraduate degree, usually in science, or the holder of this degree,   (Abbrev.)    MSc  
natural science  
      n  
1    the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding social sciences, abstract or theoretical sciences, such as mathematics, and applied sciences  
2    any one of these sciences  
  natural scientist      n  
physical science  
      n   any of the sciences concerned with nonliving matter, energy, and the physical properties of the universe, such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology  
   Compare       life science  
policy science  
      n   a branch of the social sciences concerned with the formulation and implementation of policy in bureaucracies, etc.  
political science  
      n   (esp. as an academic subject) the study of the state, government, and politics: one of the social sciences  
  political scientist      n  
rural science   , studies  
      n     (Brit)   the study and theory of agriculture, biology, ecology, and associated fields  
science  
      n  
1    the systematic study of the nature and behaviour of the material and physical universe, based on observation, experiment, and measurement, and the formulation of laws to describe these facts in general terms  
2    the knowledge so obtained or the practice of obtaining it  
3    any particular branch of this knowledge  
the pure and applied sciences     
4    any body of knowledge organized in a systematic manner  
5    skill or technique  
6    Archaic   knowledge  
     (C14: via Old French from Latin scientia knowledge, from scire to know)  
science fiction  
      n  
a    a literary genre that makes imaginative use of scientific knowledge or conjecture  
b    (as modifier)  
a science fiction writer     
Science Museum  
      n   a museum in London, originating from 1852 and given its present name and site in 1899: contains collections relating to the history of science, technology, and industry  
science park  
      n   an area usually linked with a university where scientific research and commercial development are carried on in cooperation  
social science  
      n  
1    the study of society and of the relationship of individual members within society, including economics, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology  
2    any of these subjects studied individually  
  social scientist      n  

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science

  
1    body of knowledge, branch of knowledge, discipline  
2    art, skill, technique  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus  

! This elementary school student likes science, This high school student likes history n.
A este estudiante de escuela primaria le gusta la ciencia, A este estudiante de colegio le gusta la historia

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