military science


Definition of military science 

: the principles of military conflict

Examples of military science in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The keynote speaker at the noon special tribute ceremony will be Army Major Tim Jenkins, assistant professor of military science at John Carroll University. Jeff Piorkowski/special To,, "A curling gold medal for Shaker team; University Hts. parade happenings; more: Press Run," 11 May 2018 Old Man’s War and its sequels are his take on military science fiction, while last year’s Collapsing Empire was a new foray into space opera. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "John Scalzi’s Head On is a murder mystery set in a robot fighting league," 17 Apr. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'military science.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of military science

circa 1830, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about military science

Share military science

Statistics for military science

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for military science

The first known use of military science was circa 1830

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on military science Encyclopedia article about military science

Comments on military science

What made you want to look up military science? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to clear from alleged fault or guilt

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!