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Sciences

Pronunciation:
\sī-en(t)s\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin scientia, from scient-, sciens having knowledge, from present participle of scire to know; perhaps akin to Sanskrit chyati he cuts off, Latin scindere to split — more at shed
Date:
14th century
1 the state of knowing : knowledge as distinguished from ignorance or misunderstanding
2
a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study <the science of theology>        
knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws       especially as obtained and tested through scientific method
4
 a system or method reconciling practical ends with scientific laws