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Applied science

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A body of knowledge that is mainly concerned with the applications of observed or demonstrated truths to solve practical problems.


Applied science is essential in technology development. Fields of engineering are closely related to applied sciences.

Word origin: apply: from Latin applicāre, to affix + -ed; science (see science).

Compare: pure science.