- domestic science
- N-UNCOUNTIn British schools, domestic science was the name used to refer to the subject which involved cookery, sewing, and other household skills. The subject is now referred to as home economics, which is also the usual American term.
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domestic science — ☆ domestic science n. HOME ECONOMICS * * * … Universalium
domestic science — ☆ domestic science n. HOME ECONOMICS … English World dictionary
domestic science — noun theory and practice of homemaking • Syn: ↑home economics, ↑home ec, ↑household arts • Hypernyms: ↑social science * * * noun [noncount] old fashioned : ↑home economics * * * doˌmestic ˈscience … Useful english dictionary
domestic science — Synonyms and related words: baking, barbecuing, basting, boiling, braising, brewing, broil, broiling, catering, cookery, cooking, cuisine, culinary science, frying, grilling, home economics, nutrition, pan broiling, poaching, roasting, sauteing,… … Moby Thesaurus
domestic science — do.mestic science n [U] BrE old fashioned the study of cooking, sewing etc, taught as a subject at school = ↑home economics … Dictionary of contemporary English
domestic science — do,mestic science noun uncount OLD FASHIONED HOME ECONOMICS … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
domestic science — noun Date: 1869 home economics … New Collegiate Dictionary
domestic science. — See home economics. [1895 1900] * * * … Universalium
domestic science — noun dated home economics … English new terms dictionary
domestic science — noun (U) BrE old fashioned the study in schools of cooking, sewing etc … Longman dictionary of contemporary English