|1.||the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding social sciences, abstract or theoretical sciences, such as mathematics, and applied sciences|
|2.||any one of these sciences|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
A science, such as biology, chemistry, or physics, that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world.