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domestic science

n.
Home economics.

domestic science

n
(Education) the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills

home′ econom′ics


n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of nutrition, food, clothing, child development, family relationships, and household economics.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
home′ econ′omist, n.
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Noun1.domestic science - theory and practice of homemakingdomestic science - theory and practice of homemaking  
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
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Ethel Marr was admitted by all competent judges to have the most stylish modes of hair-dressing, and Jane Andrews--plain, plodding, conscientious Jane--carried off the honors in the domestic science course.
Many a bond election was yet to rip the town in two, with the retired farmers, whose children were grown and through school, satisfied with things as they were and parents of the new generation demanding gymnasiums, tennis courts, victrolas, domestic science laboratories, a public health nurse and individual lockers.
LOOKING back to my youth, I was at Hoylake Parade School and I was allowed to opt out of metalwork as a subject to take domestic science instead, as I wanted to be a chef.
Schools would be expected to open up their dining accommodation and domestic science rooms for the preparation of communal meals and school medical staff would be asked to advise on dietary requirements.
There are new faces too - Downton Abbey's Robert James-Collier joins as deputy head Martin and Charlie Hardwick (Emmerdale) is playing domestic science teacher Sue.
Established in July 1996, PAF Finishing School is the first of its kind in Asia, offering various courses in communication skills, languages, management, art of self presentation, domestic science, general culture, cuisine, protocol, art, child care, introduction to psychology and spiritual enrichment.
Established in July 1996, PAF Finishing School is first of its kind in Asia, offering various courses in communication skills, languages, management, art of self presentation, domestic science, general culture, cuisine, protocol, art, child care, introduction to psychology and spiritual enrichment.
After school the young Lynette studied at Glasgow's famous domestic science 'Dough School' and went on to become domestic services manager at a hospital in Manchester, among other things.
It shows how education was a key area used to train, employ, and deploy women to build a strong nation and how sources of gendered power held by women existed in education, domestic science, nursing, charitable organizations, and international networks built on these areas.
Established in 1996, PAF Finishing School is the first of its kind in Asia, which offers various courses communication skills, languages, management, art of self-presentation, domestic science, general culture, cuisine, protocol, art, child care, introduction to psychology and spiritual enrichment.