Definition of Cultures. Meaning of Cultures. Synonyms of Cultures

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Definition of Cultures

Culture
Culture Cul"ture, n. 1. (Biol.) (a) The cultivation of bacteria or other organisms in artificial media or under artificial conditions. (b) The collection of organisms resulting from such a cultivation.
Culture
Culture Cul"ture (k?l"t?r; 135), n. [F. culture, L. cultura, fr. colere to till, cultivate; of uncertain origin. Cf. Colony.] 1. The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil. 2. The act of, or any labor or means employed for, training, disciplining, or refining the moral and intellectual nature of man; as, the culture of the mind. If vain our toil We ought to blame the culture, not the soil. --Pepe. 3. The state of being cultivated; result of cultivation; physical improvement; enlightenment and discipline acquired by mental and moral training; civilization; refinement in manners and taste. What the Greeks expressed by their paidei`a, the Romans by their humanitas, we less happily try to express by the more artificial word culture. --J. C. Shairp. The list of all the items of the general life of a people represents that whole which we call its culture. --Tylor. Culture fluid, a fluid in which the germs of microscopic organisms are made to develop, either for purposes of study or as a means of modifying their virulence.
Culture
Culture Cul"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cultured (-t?rd; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. Culturing.] To cultivate; to educate. They came . . . into places well inhabited and cultured. --Usher.

Meaning of Cultures from wikipedia

- concept of a society. Cultures are internally affected by both forces encouraging change and forces resisting change. Cultures are externally affected...
- "Scythian cultures" is a conventional historiographic term for a group of similar archaeological cultures which flourished across the entire Eurasian...
- leading him to write a 1963 follow-up, The Two Cultures: And a Second Look: An Expanded Version of The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution. Snow's position...
- extra-European cultures in North America, Asia, and especially in Latin America. Within the realm of po****r culture, there exists an organizational culture. From...
- for the culture of Western societies that transcended through power and authority. The term applies beyond Europe to countries and cultures whose histories...
- impact of internet culture on society and non-digital cultures has been extensive. The encomp****ing nature of the internet and its culture has led to the...
- cultures became central to the discipline. Kossinna saw the archaeological record as a mosaic of clearly defined cultures (or Kultur-Gruppen, culture...
- the punctured area. Stab cultures are most commonly used for short-term storage or shipment of cultures. Microbial culture collections focus on the acquisition...
- These two containers are referred to as a set of blood cultures. Two sets of blood cultures are sometimes collected from two different blood draw sites...
- from place to place within the country. Indian culture, often labelled as a combination of several cultures, has been influenced by a history that is several...