culture

Part of speech: noun

Cultivation; training; improvement; refinement of mind, morals, or taste; enlightenment.

Part of speech: noun

The development of micro- organisms, or the organisms so developed.

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Usage examples "culture":

  1. By all means let us culture physical energy. - "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.
  2. By degrees, as all this became manifest, shewed itself also the effect of culture, and the blessing of real education. - "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner.
  3. Nearest to our hearts, however, were many pictures of our own time, for we were moderns of the moderns, after all, in spite of our efforts of self- culture. - "Peter Ibbetson", George Du Maurier.