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exact science

noun
1.
a science, as chemistry or physics, that deals with quantitatively measurable phenomena of the material universe.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • History and exact science he must learn by laborious reading.
  • Predicting eruptions is still far from an exact science.
  • Forecasting corporate profits is not an exact science, and it's easier to do for some companies than others.
  • Such data logging and telemetry have made what used to be more of an art into an exact science.
  • Such data logging and telemetry has made what used to be more of an art into an exact science.
  • After all, economics is not an exact science and economists are more often wrong than right.
  • The economy is not an exact science, leaving ample space for variation.
  • And, geography was much more of an exact science than economics ever will be.
  • As you'll discover, controlling the smoke density is not an exact science.
  • It's not an exact science by any means, but it allows us a different perspective when looking back at the season.

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