domestic science

domestic science
do.mestic 'science
n [U] BrE old-fashioned
the study of cooking, sewing etc, taught as a subject at school

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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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 — N UNCOUNT In 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 …   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 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

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