Essential Meaning of science
1 : knowledge about or study of the natural world based on facts learned through experiments and observation modern science the laws of science See More ExamplesThe program encourages students to pursue a career in science. a list of terms commonly used in science a new branch/field of science advances in science and technology
2 : a particular area of scientific study (such as biology, physics, or chemistry) : a particular branch of science Students are required to take two sciences. students majoring in a science
3 : a subject that is formally studied in a college, university, etc. the science of linguistics
Full Definition of science
1 : the state of knowing : knowledge as distinguished from ignorance or misunderstanding
2a : a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study the science of theology
b : something (such as a sport or technique) that may be studied or learned like systematized knowledge have it down to a science
3a : knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through scientific method
4 : a system or method reconciling practical ends with scientific laws cooking is both a science and an art
5 capitalized : christian science
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