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Meaning of OLOGY

Pronunciation:  'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
 

OLOGY is a 5 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: bailiwick, branch of knowledge, discipline, field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ol"o*gy\, n. [See {-logy}.]
A colloquial or humorous name for any science or branch of
knowledge.

      He had a smattering of mechanics, of physiology,
      geology, mineralogy, and all other ologies whatsoever.
                                               --De Quincey.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: academic discipline, academic specialty, applied science, area, arena, art, concern, department of knowledge, discipline, domain, field, field of inquiry, field of study, natural science, province, pure science, science, social science, specialty, sphere, study, technicology, technics, technology
 

 

 

 

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