Some articles on study:
... Onomastics or onomatology is the study of proper names of all kinds and the origins of names ... Toponymy or toponomastics, the study of place names, is one of the principal branches of onomastics ... Anthroponomastics is the study of personal names ...
... Ecology is the study of the interactions between organisms and their environment ... Environmental chemistry is the study of chemical alterations in the environment ... Principal areas of study include soil contamination and water pollution ...
... but technically, ecology refers only to the study of organisms and their interactions with each other and their environment ... involve purely chemical or public health issues (for example) ecologists would be unlikely to study ...
... The study of anatomy flourished in the 17th and 18th centuries ... Because the study of anatomy concerned observation and drawings, the popularity of the anatomist was equal to the quality of his drawing talents, and one need not be an ... to dissection during the course of their study - they had to go where a fresh body was available (e.g ...
... hence "insect" and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology, which in turn is a branch of biology ... more vague, and historically the definition of entomology included the study of terrestrial animals in other arthropod groups or other phyla, such as arachnids ... taxon-based category any form of scientific study in which there is a focus on insect related inquiries is, by definition, entomology ...
More definitions of "study":
- (noun): A written document describing the findings of some individual or group.
Example: "This accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
Synonyms: report, written report
- (noun): A state of deep mental absorption.
Example: "She is in a deep study"
- (noun): Attentive consideration and meditation.
- (noun): Applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading).
Example: "No schools offer graduate study in interior design"
- (noun): A room used for reading and writing and studying.
Example: "He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
- (verb): Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
Example: "He is meditating in his study"
Synonyms: meditate, contemplate
- (verb): Learn by reading books.
Synonyms: hit the books
- (noun): Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play).
Example: "He is a quick study"
- (verb): Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.
Synonyms: analyze, analyse, examine, canvass, canvas
- (noun): A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.
Example: "A study in spiccato bowing"
- (noun): A detailed critical inspection.
- (noun): A branch of knowledge.
Example: "Anthropology is the study of human beings"
Synonyms: discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge
- (noun): Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.
- (verb): Give careful consideration to.
Famous quotes containing the word study:
“The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.”
—Aleister Crowley (18751947)
“If we study nature attentively, alike in its great revolutions and in its minutest works, it is impossible not to admit enchantmentgiving the word its fullest meaning. Man can create no force; he can but use the only existing force, which includes all others, namely, Motionthe incomprehensible Breath of the sovereign maker of the universe.”
—Honoré De Balzac (17991850)
“If I were in the unenviable position of having to study my work my points of departure would be the Naught is more real ... and the Ubi nihil vales ... both already in Murphy and neither very rational.”
—Samuel Beckett (19061989)