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materials science

the study of the characteristics and uses of various materials, as glass, plastics, and metals.
Origin of materials science
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And in the past, any shift in materials science has eventually altered sports.
  • It is objectively the best one that geometry, materials science and fluid- and aerodynamics allow.
  • His father is a professor of materials science and engineering.
  • The fragile heat-dissipating tiles were designed before breakthroughs in materials science.
  • Other priority areas include materials science, information technology, public health and the environment.
  • Information annealing, and thus information temperature is an idea taken from metallurgy and materials science.
  • They might also open up new avenues of discovery in materials science, fuel synthesis, and pharmaceutical research.
  • materials science actually made great leaps and bounds.
  • Computers are merely a small portion of the changes going on in materials science, biology, and energy production.
  • Our materials science page details some of our work on super-capacitors.

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