Meaning of 'science' (Webster Dictionary)
- Knowledge; knowledge of principles and causes; ascertained
truth of facts.
- Accumulated and established knowledge, which has been
systematized and formulated with reference to the discovery of general
truths or the operation of general laws; knowledge classified and made
available in work, life, or the search for truth; comprehensive,
profound, or philosophical knowledge.
- Especially, such knowledge when it relates to the physical
world and its phenomena, the nature, constitution, and forces of
matter, the qualities and functions of living tissues, etc.; -- called
also natural science, and physical science.
- Any branch or department of systematized knowledge
considered as a distinct field of investigation or object of study; as,
the science of astronomy, of chemistry, or of mind.
- Art, skill, or expertness, regarded as the result of
knowledge of laws and principles. - To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled;
Meaning of 'science' (Princeton's WordNet)
- a particular branch of scientific knowledge
- ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
Example in sentence:
- the skill of a well-trained boxer;
- the sweet science of pugilism