the raising of plants or animals
"the culture of oysters"
the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization
"the developing drug culture"
"the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"
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
(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)
"the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
all the knowledge and values shared by a society
the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
a particular society at a particular time and place
"early Mayan civilization"
grow in a special preparation
"the biologist grows microorganisms"