science


science
noun
ADJECTIVE
modern
bad, junk (informal)

This rule is based on bad science.

good, hard, real, sound

His essay is not based on good science.

exact, inexact

Politics is as much an art form as an exact science.

popular

a writer of popular science books

advanced, basic
applied, empirical, experimental
pure, theoretical
biological, chemical, evolutionary, human, life, materials, mathematical, natural, physical

The life sciences include biology and botany.

agricultural, earth, environmental, food, marine, soil
biomedical, forensic, medical, veterinary
behavioural/behavioral, cognitive, political, social
computer, information
space
management, sports
creation
VERB + SCIENCE
advance

Research is critical to advancing medical science.

understand

our ability to understand the science of environmental degradation

SCIENCE + NOUN
curriculum
education, research, teaching
experiment, project
lab (informal), laboratory
major (AmE)
researcher
adviser

President Bill Clinton's science adviser

correspondent, editor, journalist, reporter (esp. AmE), writer
book, journal, textbook
policy (esp. AmE)

The society provides advice on science policy.

community (esp. AmE) (usually scientific community in BrE and AmE)
museum, park
fair (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
science of

Meteorology is the science of the weather.

PHRASES
the advancement of science, the development of science
the history of science
the laws of science
science and technology
the world of science

His experiments have achieved notoriety in the world of science.


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  • science — [ sjɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1080; lat. scientia, de scire « savoir » I ♦ 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Connaissance exacte et approfondie. ⇒ connaissance, 2. savoir. L arbre de la science du bien et du mal. Science de l avenir. ⇒ prescience. Savoir qqch. de science… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Science — Sci ence, n. [F., fr. L. scientia, fr. sciens, entis, p. pr. of scire to know. Cf. {Conscience}, {Conscious}, {Nice}.] 1. Knowledge; knowledge of principles and causes; ascertained truth of facts. [1913 Webster] If we conceive God s sight or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Science — Beschreibung Fachzeitschrift Fachgebiet Naturwissenschaften Sprache Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • science — Science. s. f. Connoissance qu on a de quelque chose. Je scay cela de science certaine. je vous en parle avec science, cela passe ma science. Dans les Edits & Declarations du Roy, la formule ordinaire est, De nostre certaine science, pleine… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • science —    Science is a process by which evidence, obtained by systematic experiment or observation, is used to verify or negate hypotheses about any aspect of the universe leading to an accumulation of a body of knowledge and principles. Popular usage… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Science —    Science has played an integral role in Israel since the late 19th century. Theodor Herzl saw a Jewish homeland that would be a scientific center as well as a spiritual and cultural haven. Jews needed to transform Palestine s landscape from a… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • science — Science, Scientia, Doctrina. Science qui traicte du gouvernement des provinces, Prouincialis scientia. La science du droict, Iuris prudentia. Science qu on apprenoit seulement aux gens libres, Artes ingenuae. La science de Pythagoras est parvenue …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • science — UK US /saɪəns/ noun ► [U] the careful study of the structure and behaviour of the world, especially by doing experiments: »pure/applied science »Space travel is one of the wonders of modern science. »Advances in science and technology are opening …   Financial and business terms

  • Science — (en inglés, ciencia) es la revista y órgano de expresión de la Asociación Estadounidense para el Avance de la Ciencia (American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS). Science fue fundada por Thomas Edison en 1880. Se adopta como la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • science — [sī′əns] n. [OFr < L scientia < sciens, prp. of scire, to know, orig., to discern, distinguish < IE base * skei , to cut, separate > SHEATH, SHIN1, SHIP, SKI, L scindere, to cut] 1. Archaic the state or fact of knowledge; knowledge …   English World dictionary

  • science — (n.) c.1300, knowledge (of something) acquired by study, also a particular branch of knowledge, from O.Fr. science, from L. scientia knowledge, from sciens (gen. scientis), prp. of scire to know, probably originally to separate one thing from… …   Etymology dictionary


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