Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of science
  • noun of scientific.

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  • abbreviation science, sciences

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Examples

  • The term sci-fi, which most science fiction writers loathe, I will reserve for those motion pictures that claim to be science fiction but are actually based on comic strips.

    Ten Minutes, That's It

  • As "generic" as the term sci-fi is in that many things other than a TV channel can be labeled sci-fi, it's a little like Coca-Cola changing its name because many people call any soft drink Coke and the cola connotation doesn't reflect the wide range of products being produced by Coca-Cola Co.

    SyFy & Spring Break Ends

  • Perhaps we can take some solace in the fact that the company isn't trying to take ownership of the term sci fi, but is the ability to trademark the channel's name so important to its business that the company would go to the expense of rebranding, while potentially reducing the effectiveness of the brand name?

    Techdirt

  • Perhaps we can take some solace in the fact that the company isn't trying to take ownership of the term sci fi, but is the ability to trademark the channel's name so important to its business that the company would go to the expense of rebranding, while potentially reducing the effectiveness of the brand name?

    Techdirt

  • Perhaps we can take some solace in the fact that the company isn't trying to take ownership of the term sci fi, but is the ability to trademark the channel's name so important to its business that the company would go to the expense of rebranding, while potentially reducing the effectiveness of the brand name?

    Techdirt

  • Perhaps we can take some solace in the fact that the company isn't trying to take ownership of the term sci fi, but is the ability to trademark the channel's name so important to its business that the company would go to the expense of rebranding, while potentially reducing the effectiveness of the brand name?

    Techdirt

  • Perhaps we can take some solace in the fact that the company isn't trying to take ownership of the term sci fi, but is the ability to trademark the channel's name so important to its business that the company would go to the expense of rebranding, while potentially reducing the effectiveness of the brand name?

    Techdirt

  • I was more interested in sci-fi back then then fantasy.

    An Embarassment of Dejah Thorises « Third Point of Singularity

  • Years ago I noticed that certain sci-fi novels, particularly those of the cyberpunk genre, when it came to issues of security and defense, relied heavily on private, not public, institutions.

    David Isenberg: Admiral Bob's Global Security: The Future of PSC?

  • Years ago I noticed that certain sci-fi novels, particularly those of the cyberpunk genre, when it came to issues of security and defense, relied heavily on private, not public, institutions.

    David Isenberg: Admiral Bob's Global Security: The Future of PSC?

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