from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scientific research involving large amounts of money and often large teams of researchers.
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- n. scientific research that requires massive capital investment but is expected to yield very significant results
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The horrible Dr. Reeper had left the school, and now that George had won the big science competition, he had found some friends to spend his lunch breaks with.