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cultures, plural;
  1. Maintain (tissue cells, bacteria, etc.) in conditions suitable for growth

  1. The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively
    • - 20th century popular culture
  2. A refined understanding or appreciation of this
    • - men of culture
  3. The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group
    • - Caribbean culture
    • - people from many different cultures
  4. The attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group
    • - the emerging drug culture
  5. The cultivation of bacteria, tissue cells, etc., in an artificial medium containing nutrients
    • - the cells proliferate readily in culture
  6. A preparation of cells obtained in such a way
    • - the bacterium was isolated in two blood cultures
  7. The cultivation of plants
    • - this variety of lettuce is popular for its ease of culture

  1. a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
  2. grow in a special preparation; "the biologist grows microorganisms"
  3. the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
  4. acculturation: all the knowledge and values shared by a society
  5. (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
  6. polish: a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  7. Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning "to cultivate") is a term that has various meanings. For example, in 1952, Alfred Kroeber and Clyde Kluckhohn compiled a list of 164 definitions of "culture" in Culture: A Critical Review of Concepts and Definitions. ...
  8. In addition to its usual meaning in social science, in archaeology, the term '''' is also used in reference to several related concepts unique to the discipline.
  9. Culture was a Jamaican roots reggae group founded in 1976. Originally they were known as the African Disciples.
  10. A microbiological culture, or microbial culture, is a method of multiplying microbial organisms by letting them reproduce in predetermined culture media under controlled laboratory conditions. ...
  11. Culture is the second episode of the second series of British TV sitcom Bottom. It was first broadcast on the 8th October, 1992. It is the second episode to feature only the two main characters.
  12. Culture is a Canadian hip hop rapper and reggae artist. His biggest chart success has been Africa with Karl Wolf. The song was recorded for Karl Wolf's second studio album Bite the Bullet. This version is based on the original 1982 Africa song by Toto.
  13. The arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation; The beliefs, values, behaviour and material objects that constitute a people's way of life; The process of growing a bacterial or other biological entity in an artificial medium; Any knowledge passed from one ...
  14. (cultured) Learned in the ways of civilized society; civilized; refined; Artificially developed
  15. (Cultured) A pearl formed after a human puts a bead nucleus or mantle tissue into a mollusk.
  16. (Cultured) Describes a food product, like cheese, to which bacterial cultures have been added to develop flavor.
  17. (Cultured) stone is a manufactured product. Some cultured stones are exceptionally attractive and realistic-looking.
  18. (cultured) material or substances artificially grown, usually in a prepared medium
  19. (Cultures) Lab tests to check blood or other body fluids for bacteria in order to identify a pathogen and to determine which antibiotics are effective in combating the infection.
  20. (Cultures) Laboratory tests that encourage the growth of microorganisms for the purpose of identifying and diagnosing an infection.
  21. (Cultures) Several bacteria and other microbes used singly or in combination to bring about fermentation in several foods. They are used in the manufacture of fermented milks, cheeses and fermented meat products.
  22. (Cultures) fluids in which germs have been artificially developed, for study, or other specific purposes.
  23. (cultures) Hamburg · Maglemosian · Ertebølle-Ellerbek · Linear Pottery · Funnelbeaker · Havelland · Corded Ware · Comb Ceramic · Nordic Bronze Age · Lusatian · Jastorf · Pomeranian · Oksywie · Wielbark · Gustow · Dębczyn (Denzin)
  24. (cultures) Tests that are preformed as a part of a septic work-up to look for bacteria, fungus or virus.
  25. (CULTURAL) Sociological Relativism