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Brown study

  • noun a state of deep absorption or thoughtfulness
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  • a state of mental abstraction or serious reverie.
Webster 1913

case study

  • noun a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure
  • noun a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view
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course of study

  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    syllabus; curriculum; program; programme.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university
  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
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directed study

  • noun a course of study that is supervised and controlled by a specialist in the subject
    • he registered for directed study
    • he got credit for directed study
    • he did directed study
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double-blind study

  • noun an experimental procedure in which neither the subjects of the experiment nor the persons administering the experiment know the critical aspects of the experiment
    double-blind procedure; double-blind experiment.
    • a double-blind procedure is used to guard against both experimenter bias and placebo effects
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field of study

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; subject field; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
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home study

  • noun a course of study carried out at home rather than in a classroom
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literary study

  • noun the humanistic study of literature
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motion study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.
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nature study

  • noun the study of animals and plants in the natural world (usually at an elementary level)
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oriental studies

  • noun the scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people
    Orientalism.
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quick study

  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    sponge.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge
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study hall

  • noun a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
  • noun a classroom reserved for study
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time and motion study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.
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time study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.
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time-and-motion study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.
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time-motion study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.
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work study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.
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work-study program

  • noun an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
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