|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|sociology (sō'sē-ŏl'ə-jē) Pronunciation Key
The scientific study of human social behavior and its origins, development, organizations, and institutions.
The systematic study of human society, especially present-day societies. Sociologists study the organization, institutions, and development of societies, with a particular interest in identifying causes of the changing relationships among individuals and groups. (See social science.)