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From Template:Fro {{ Template:Fro/script |[[science#Template:Fro|science]]|face=term|lang=fro}}, from [[scientia#|scientia]] (knowledge), from [[sciens#|sciens]], the present participle stem of [[scire#|scire]] (know).



Science (plural [[~#|~]])
  1. (Articlescountable) A particular discipline or branch of learning, especially one dealing with measurable or systematic principles rather than intuition or natural ability. Template:Defdate
  2. (ArticlesuncountableArticles, archaic) Knowledge gained through study or practice; mastery of a particular discipline or area. Template:Defdate
    • Template:RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene, III.i:
      For by his mightie Science he had seene / The secret vertue of that weapon keene [...].
    • Hammond
      If we conceive God's or science, before the creation, to be extended to all and every part of the world, seeing everything as it is, .{{#invoke:String|rep| .|2}} his science or sight from all eternity lays no necessity on anything to come to pass.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      Shakespeare's deep and accurate science in mental philosophy
  3. (Articlesnow Articlesonly Articlestheology) The fact of knowing something; knowledge or understanding of a truth. Template:Defdate
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, I Timothy 6:20-21
      O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding vain and profane babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called: Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.
  4. (Articlesuncountable) The collective discipline of study or learning acquired through the scientific method; the sum of knowledge gained from such methods and discipline. Template:Defdate
    • 1951 January 1, Albert Einstein, letter to Maurice Solovine, as published in Letters to Solovine (1993)
      I have found no better expression than "religious" for confidence in the rational nature of reality.{{#invoke:String|rep| .|2}}Whenever this feeling is absent, science degenerates into uninspired empiricism.
    • Template:Quote-magazine
  5. (Articlesuncountable) Knowledge derived from scientific disciplines, scientific method, or any systematic effort.
  6. (Articlesuncountable) The scientific community.
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Science (third-person singular simple present [[Sciences#|Sciences]], present participle [[Scienceing#|Scienceing]], simple past and past participle [[Scienceed#|Scienceed]])
  1. (Articlestransitive) To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct.

Etymology 2

See scion.



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From Template:Fro, inherited from [[scientia#|scientia]].




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  1. science Template:Gloss
  2. knowledge

Old French





  1. knowledge; wisdom


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