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
... 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, earthworms, land snails, and slugs ... 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, entomology ...
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
... often used interchangeably, but technically, ecology refers only to the study of organisms and their interactions with each other and their environment ... chemical or public health 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, including ...
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 ... students traveled 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":

  • (noun): A detailed critical inspection.
    Synonyms: survey
  • (noun): A state of deep mental absorption.
    Example: "She is in a deep study"
  • (noun): Attentive consideration and meditation.
    Synonyms: cogitation
  • (verb): Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning.
  • (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
  • (noun): A composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique.
    Example: "A study in spiccato bowing"
  • (noun): A room used for reading and writing and studying.
    Example: "He knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, read, take
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word study:

    I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind, if he first forms a good plan, and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, make the execution of that same plan his sole study and business.
    Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

    A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery. But depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.
    Thomas Fuller (1608–1661)

    I leaf through books, I do not study them. What I retain of them is something I no longer recognize as anyone else’s.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)