What is study?

  • (noun): A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.
    Example: "A study in spiccato bowing"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on study:

Onomastics
... 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 ...
Environmental Science - Terminology
... ecology" are often used interchangeably, but technically, ecology refers only to the study of organisms and their interactions with each other and their ... purely chemical or public health issues (for example) ecologists would be unlikely to study ... of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or ...
Entomology
... hence "insect" and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology, which in turn is a branch of biology ... the definition of entomology included the study of terrestrial animals in other arthropod groups or other phyla, such as arachnids, myriapods ... zoology, entomology is a taxon-based category any form of scientific study in which there is a focus on insect related inquiries is, by definition ...
History Of Anatomy - Early Modern Anatomy - 17th and 18th Centuries
... 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 expert ... around Europe from dissection to dissection during the course of their study - they had to go where a fresh body was available (e.g ...
Environmental Science - Components
... 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 ...

More definitions of "study":

  • (verb): Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
    Example: "He is meditating in his study"
    Synonyms: meditate, contemplate
  • (noun): Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.
    Synonyms: sketch
  • (noun): A room used for reading and writing and studying.
    Example: "He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
  • (noun): A detailed critical inspection.
    Synonyms: survey
  • (noun): A state of deep mental absorption.
    Example: "She is in a deep study"
  • (noun): Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play).
    Example: "He is a quick study"
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, read, take
  • (noun): Attentive consideration and meditation.
    Synonyms: cogitation
  • (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
  • (verb): Give careful consideration to.
    Synonyms: consider
  • (noun): Applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading).
    Example: "No schools offer graduate study in interior design"
    Synonyms: work
  • (verb): Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.

Famous quotes containing the word study:

    of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness
    of the flesh.
    Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep
    his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
    Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes (l. XII, 13)

    What is rational is actual and what is actual is rational. On this conviction the plain man like the philosopher takes his stand, and from it philosophy starts in its study of the universe of mind as well as the universe of nature.
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    The study of crime begins with the knowledge of oneself. All that you despise, all that you loathe, all that you reject, all that you condemn and seek to convert by punishment springs from you.
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)