science /ˈsajəns/ noun
plural sciences
plural sciences
Learner's definition of SCIENCE
[noncount] : knowledge about or study of the natural world based on facts learned through experiments and observation
often used before another noun
[count] : a particular area of scientific study (such as biology, physics, or chemistry) : a particular branch of science
see also computer science, life science, natural science, physical science, rocket science
[count] : a subject that is formally studied in a college, university, etc. see also political science, social science
[singular] : an activity that is done by using methods that are known to produce particular results