Definition of scence
1. science [ n ] knowledge accumulated by systematic study and organized by general principles
Examples: "mathematics is the basis for much scientific knowledge"
(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
The progress of science over these last few centuries and the gradual replacement of Biblical by scientific categories of reality have to a large extent emptied the spirit_world of the entities which previously populated it .
In carrying_out this program science has undoubtedly performed a very considerable service for which it can claim due credit .
Science is fully competent to deal with any element of experience which arises from an object in space and time .
In doing so science has unquestionably cleared_up widespread misconceptions , removed extraneous and illusory sources of fear , and dispelled many undesirable popular superstitions .
Science has simply left us helpless and powerless in this important sector of our lives .Synonyms science scientific_knowledge Related Terms knowledge_domain scientific unscientific
2. science [ n ] a particular branch of scientific knowledge
Examples: "the science of genetics"
(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
Will advances in human sciences help us build social_structures and governments which will enable us to cope_with people as_effectively_as the primitive combination of protein and nucleic_acid built a structure of molecules which enabled it to adapt to a sea of molecular interaction ?
There are certainly large areas of understanding in the human sciences which in themselves and even without political invention can help to dispel our present fears .Synonyms science scientific_discipline Related Terms discipline psychology mathematics social_science linguistics natural_science systematics architectonics agrology thanatology metallurgy cryptanalysis cognitive_science information_science strategics agrobiology metrology nutrition agronomy scientific_theory mathematics theorist
3. science [ n ] ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
Examples: "the skill of a well-trained boxer" "the sweet science of pugilism"
(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)
Though he knew no more about military science and tactics than any other desk_officer , he managed to get transferred to the combat forces .Synonyms skill science Related Terms ability virtuosity nose
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