1. [ noun ] knowledge accumulated by systematic study and organized by general principles
Synonyms: scientific_knowledge

"mathematics is the basis for much scientific knowledge"

Related terms: knowledge_domain scientific unscientific
2. [ noun ] a particular branch of scientific knowledge
Synonyms: scientific_discipline

"the science of genetics"

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. [ noun ] ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
Synonyms: skill

"the skill of a well-trained boxer" "the sweet science of pugilism"

Related terms: ability virtuosity nose
Similar spelling:   sconce