What is study?

  • (noun): Someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play).
    Example: "He is a quick study"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on study:

Entomology
... "insect" and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology, which in turn is a branch of biology ... and historically the definition of entomology included the study of terrestrial animals in other arthropod groups or other phyla, such as arachnids, myriapods, earthworms ... is a taxon-based category any form of scientific study in which there is a focus on insect related inquiries is, by definition, entomology ...
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 in Latin to ... to dissection during the course of their study - they had to go where a fresh body was available (e.g ...
Environmental Science - Terminology
... but technically, ecology refers only to the study of organisms and their interactions with each other and their environment ... issues (for example) ecologists would be unlikely to study ... A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems ...
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 - 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":

  • (noun): A room used for reading and writing and studying.
    Example: "He knocked lightly on the closed door of the 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): Applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading).
    Example: "No schools offer graduate study in interior design"
    Synonyms: work
  • (verb): Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
    Example: "He is meditating in his study"
    Synonyms: meditate, contemplate
  • (verb): Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.
  • (noun): Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.
    Synonyms: sketch
  • (noun): A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.
    Example: "A study in spiccato bowing"
  • (verb): Give careful consideration to.
    Synonyms: consider
  • (noun): A detailed critical inspection.
    Synonyms: survey
  • (noun): Attentive consideration and meditation.
    Synonyms: cogitation
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, read, take

Famous quotes containing the word study:

    The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.... God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
    Pierre Charron (1541–1603)

    All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
    Denis Diderot (1713–1784)

    Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)