subject field

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Noun1.subject field - 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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A keynote speaker in his subject field, he has had more than 200 research papers published and is also the author of several books.
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Simply email with "BT Sport Questions" in the subject field before 1pm today and we'll pass on the best entries.
Send your pictures to marked 'Mercury Picture Of The Week' in the subject field.
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Or email your opinion to, and put BBQ in the subject field.
To search public photos, users need to send an e-mail to flickr@momail.xx and add the search words in the subject field. In return, they will get an e-mail with the search result and the three top matched pictures optimised for the specific mobile model.
Please remember to put tee-email in the subject field and include your full postal address.
For more information, contact Dee Moore on 0191 284 0480 or e-mail dee.moore@disability and place "Fonebak" in the subject field.
Research in biomedical informatics or bioinformatics often employs a specific scientific discipline or medical subspecialty as the subject field or domain in which the research is undertaken, or in which tools and ideas are applied.