exact science


noun

a science, as chemistry or physics, that deals with quantitatively measurable phenomena of the material universe.

Nearby words

  1. exabyte,
  2. exacerbate,
  3. exacerbation,
  4. exact,
  5. exact differential,
  6. exacta,
  7. exacting,
  8. exaction,
  9. exactitude,
  10. exactly

Origin of exact science

First recorded in 1860–65

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