Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Word Looked Up - #6
sci-ence: n. [ME, knowledge, learning <- OFr. <- Lat. scientia <- sciens, pr. part. of scire, to know.] 1. a. The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of natural phenomena. b. Such activity restricted to a class of natural phenomena. c. Such activity applied to any class of phenomena. 2. Methodological activity, discipline, or study <- culinary science > 3. An activity that appears to require study and method. 4. Knowledge, esp. that gained through experience.