subject area


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Noun1.subject area - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
occultism - the study of the supernatural
communication theory, communications - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
major - the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
frontier - an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
genealogy - the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
allometry - the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
bibliotics - the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
futuristics, futurology - the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
military science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
escapology - the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
graphology - the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
numerology - the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
protology - the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
theogony - the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
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Within each subject area, titles are organized in a classification system designed by the subject editor to correspond to the way the subject matter is presented in the undergraduate classroom and laboratory.
The Company has attempted to identify, in context, certain of the factors that it currently believes may cause actual future experience and results to differ from its current expectations regarding the relevant matter or subject area.
Nextel Partners has attempted to identify, in context, certain of the factors that it currently believes may cause actual future experience and results to differ from Nextel Partners' current expectations regarding the relevant matter or subject area.
The statistical releases are now grouped by subject area instead of frequency of release (for example, daily or weekly).
As to whether teachers use a variety of software packages to teach in their subject area, no significant difference was found.
Now, a minimum of 50 percent of required CE must be in a technical subject area.
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) and PEP (Proficiency Examination Program) administer exams in seventy-five subject areas that prove equivalent mastery of a subject area as if you had taken the class in a traditional manner.
To judge by the assignments they are given in this subject area, the students are never going to learn whether the Congo flows into the Amazon and whether New South Wales is part of the British Isles.
SeaMobile and MTN have attempted to identify, in context, certain of the factors that they currently believe may cause actual future experience and results to differ from SeaMobile's and MTN's current expectations regarding the relevant matter or subject area.
SeaMobile has attempted to identify, in context, certain of the factors that they currently believe may cause actual future experience and results to differ from SeaMobile's current expectations regarding the relevant matter or subject area.
Subject areas include: history, education, business, medical, health, technology, and science.
economic growth, the Cities Alliance has identified four key subject areas which are pivotal for the future of