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11 entries found for science. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: sci·ence
Pronunciation: primarystresssimacr-schwan(t)s
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English science "the state of knowing, knowledge," from early French science (same meaning), from Latin scientia (same meaning), from scient-, sciens "knowing," from scire "to know" --related to CONSCIOUS, NICE, OMNISCIENT --see Word History at NICE
1 a : an area of knowledge that is an object of study b : something (as a sport or technique) that may be studied or learned like a science <have it down to a science> c : any of the natural sciences (as biology, physics, or chemistry)
2 : knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through the scientific method

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