The language, norms, values, habits, and material goods that constitute the life-way of a society.
The totality of institutions and practices (including the forms of discourse) developed and sustained by some specific group of human beings. Ethnology, the branch of anthropology devoted to the study of culture, is a field from which a number of semioticians have come.
Patterns of learned behaviour and values which are shared among members of a group and are transmitted to group members over time, and distinguish the members of a group from those of another group. Culture can include: ethnicity, language, religion and spiritual beliefs, race, gender social-economic class, age, sexual orientation, geographic origin, group history, education, upbringing and life experiences.
a manner of life involving learned and shared behavior, experiences and material artifacts. The concept is commonly applied as a general term signifying social behavior, values, ideas and material objects of a human society. Culture is socially rather than biologically acquired, and is maintained through the use of symbols.
The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil.
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.
The cultivation of bacteria or other organisms (such as fungi or eukaryotic cells from mulitcellular organisms) in artificial media or under artificial conditions.
The collection of organisms resulting from such a cultivation.
Culture includes Culture (general), Ethnic minorities and Indigenous population. Culture (general) Customs, traditions, arts, etc. Ethnic minorities Preservation of rights and culture of ethnic minorities. Indigenous population Preservation of rights and culture of indigenous population.
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
an exobiotic media
a product of its genetic, evolutionary background and the cultural habits and dispositions it follows
The predominant values in an organisation. ... more ...
a closed system of symbols and values
a more or less coherent set of values and assumptions
an articulation of business values
a difficult thing to penetrate, especially in a program like this one where we study in a Cornell-in-Rome building, live with Cornell students and take guided field trips together
a dynamic, changing thing, not something meant to hold people back
a hard thing to get rid of
a hard thing to preserve
Those details of a map, collectively, which do not represent natural features of the area delineated, as names and the symbols for towns, roads, houses, bridges, meridians, and parallels.
Features constructed by man that are under, on, or above the ground which are delineated on a map. These include roads, trails, buildings, canals, sewer systems, and boundary lines. In a broad sense, the term also applies to all names, other identification, and legends on a map.
On USGS maps, "culture" refers to any man-made feature above or below ground, including roads, cities, dams, sewers and radio towers.
In mapping, man-made features.
in evolution produced subset of beings sharing myths and tradition
shared psychological framework for ordering and interpreting experiences, and for determining responses to them.
Systems of shared meanings that are expressed through different symbolic forms such as rituals, stories, symbols & myths that hold a group together.
a beneficial, or friendly, bacteria used to produce yogurt and other fermented milk products
TB bacteria in your phlegm or other body fluids are grown and identified.
A blood (or other body fluid) test to find germs or bacteria.
a mechanism which strives to make the reality, our environment to conform to our semantic reality, to our universe of signs
a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of coworkers and customers
a strong and living reality which embraces the diversity of our Co-workers and customers
an oxymoron, whereas here it really exists
organisms grown on media (substances containing nutrients) so that they can be identified; a positive culture for M. tuberculosis contains tubercle bacilli, whereas a negative culture contains no detectable tubercle bacilli
A sample of plant tissue. A culture may be used for micropropagation or for purposes of analysis, as in instances when attempting to identify a pathogen or understand the pathology of a nutrient imbalance.