in·​ter·​dis·​ci·​plin·​ary ˌin-tər-ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce interdisciplinary (audio)
: involving two or more academic, scientific, or artistic disciplines

Examples of interdisciplinary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This research is part of the Deep Roots of Humanity project, an interdisciplinary international team of researchers investigating how human technology developed in the Stone Age. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 20 Sep. 2023 Taking the data that surrounds us as primary material, and the neural network of a computerized mind as a collaborator, Anadol offers us radical visualizations of our digitized memories and expands the possibilities of interdisciplinary arts. Photovogue, Vogue, 12 Sep. 2023 The new building is planned to connect to the Wolfe Street facility, provide a space for interdisciplinary collaboration and accommodate the school’s ongoing growth. Angela Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 28 Aug. 2023 At the onset of World War II, artists who had been trained in interdisciplinary techniques of art and design at the legendary Bauhaus school fled Germany and began teaching internationally, helping to introduce a new generation to fiber techniques. Julia Halperin, New York Times, 11 Sep. 2023 In September, the Crest will reopen as the UCLA Nimoy Theater and will be used as a home base for CAP UCLA’s eclectic, interdisciplinary performing arts programming. Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 1 Sep. 2023 In future studies, similar interdisciplinary techniques could be to other urn burials to learn more about their prehistoric inhabitants. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 30 Aug. 2023 Both the San Diego Symphony and La Jolla Music Society have presented such interdisciplinary concerts here and have more in store. Beth Wood, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Aug. 2023 In the five years since its formation, Microsoft's AI red team has grown from what was essentially an experiment into a full interdisciplinary team of machine learning experts, cybersecurity researchers, and even social engineers. WIRED, 7 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interdisciplinary was in 1926

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“Interdisciplinary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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