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Noun: science  sI-un(t)s
  1. Study of the physical and natural world using theoretical models and data from experiments or observation
     
  2. A particular branch of scientific knowledge
    "the science of genetics";
    - scientific discipline
     
  3. Ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    "the sweet science of pugilism";
    - skill
     
  4. Research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
    - scientific research, research project

Derived forms: sciences

Type of: ability, bailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, power, research, study, subject, subject area, subject field

Part of: scientific knowledge

Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, & Human Values