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CULTURE





Definition:

  1. [noun] a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
    Synonyms: civilization, civilisation

  2. [noun] the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

  3. [noun] all the knowledge and values shared by a society
    Synonyms: acculturation

  4. [noun] (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"

  5. [noun] (bacteriology) the product of cultivating micro-organisms in a nutrient medium

  6. [noun] a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"
    Synonyms: polish, refinement, cultivation, finish

  7. [noun] the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization; "the developing drug culture"; "the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"

  8. [noun] the raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"

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