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exact science

noun

Definition of exact science

  1. :  a science (as physics, chemistry, or astronomy) whose laws are capable of accurate quantitative expression



1843

First Known Use of exact science

1843


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noun ex·act sci·ence \ig-ˈzakt-ˈsī-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of exact science

  1. :  a science (as physics, chemistry, or astronomy) whose laws are capable of accurate quantitative expression




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