big science

  1. scientific research requiring large capital expenditure.

Origin of big science

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby big science Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use big science in a sentence

  • I feel inspired already when I think of the chapel and the big science Building and that beautiful library!

    Smith College Stories | Josephine Dodge Daskam

British Dictionary definitions for big science

big science

  1. scientific research that requires a large investment of capital

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