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big science

noun
1.
scientific research requiring large capital expenditure.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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big science

noun
1.
scientific research that requires a large investment of capital
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Big Science

noun phrase

Scientific work that is extremely costly, productive of huge machines, etc (1960s+)


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