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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The systematic acquisition of new knowledge; any one of a number of academic disciplines, including biology, chemistry, physiology, geology.

Usage examples (34)
  • science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily...
  • The sweet science of pugilism
  • The science of genetics
  • Faith in science is not faith at all, as the science is there for all to see, there is evidence for you to review and it is constantly being tested and retested. for more
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