culturomic

culturomics

[kuhl-chuh-roh-miks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of human culture and cultural trends over time by means of quantitative analysis of words and phrases in a very large corpus of digitized texts: Culturomics can pinpoint periods of accelerated language change.

Origin:
2010; cultur(e) + -omics, as in genomics

culturomic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To culturomic
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: culturology
Next Definition: culturomics
Words Near: culturomic
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for culturomic
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing culturomic
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature