natural sciencenatural science
Natural science is knowledge based on the laws of nature and the physical world.
An example of natural science is physics.
- the systematized knowledge of nature and the physical world, including zoology, botany, chemistry, physics, and geology
- any of these branches of knowledge
A science, such as biology, chemistry, or physics, that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world.
- natural scientist
(plural natural sciences)
- A science involved in studying phenomena or laws of the physical world; a general term of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and so on.