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enquiry, inquiry, research
a search for knowledge
calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning
problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
the study of animals and plants in the natural world (usually at an elementary level)
the testing of an idea
an empirical search for knowledge
an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
canvass, opinion poll, poll, public opinion poll
an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
(mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
(mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea
an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative
the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)