A science depending on deductions from demonstrated truths, such as mathematics or logic, or studied without regard to practical applications.
More example sentences
- Venezuela does not cultivate mathematics properly as a pure science.
- Of late, there has been a welcoming trend with more students going for pure sciences and mathematics, which she feels, should have strong fundamentals for study.
- There seems to be a feeling in the schools and possibly society at large that a girl who is doing well in science based subjects would do well to go in for medicine rather than pure sciences or engineering.
Definition of pure science in:
- The British & World English dictionary