Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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Bachelor of Science an undergraduate degree conferred on a person who has completed a curriculum in science, technology, or the like. (abbr.: B.S.)
behavioral science a social science such as psychology, anthropology, or sociology that examines the way humans act as individuals or in groups, often to reveal recurrent patterns or general truths.
Christian Science a religion based on Christian scripture that was founded in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century and that teaches that disease and illness can be treated by spiritual means.
computer science the science and study of computers, including how they are made and how they work.
creation science a form of creationism that opposes the scientific theory of evolution, holding that the origin of the universe as related in the Bible can be proved scientifically.
domestic science see home economics.
earth science any of the sciences, such as geology, geography, or meteorology, dealing with the origin, structure, and composition of the earth and its changes.
library science the study of library organization, operation, services, and management.
marine science the study of oceans, coastal seas, and estuaries from any of a number of perspectives, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology.
Master of Science a master's degree awarded usu. in science, technology, or mathematics. (abbr.: M.S.)
military science the study of military procedures and principles as they are put into practice during warfare.
natural science the branches of science that deal with objective, measurable phenomena as observed in nature, such as biology and chemistry.
physical science any science, such as chemistry, physics, astronomy, or geology, that deals with inanimate matter or energy.
political science a social science dealing with politics, political institutions, and the principles and methods of government.
science fiction fiction in which scientific findings, capabilities, or speculations provide an essential basis for the imagined events.
social science the scientific study of society and social behavior, or any science that examines an aspect of society or social behavior, such as anthropology or psychology.