What does Museum mean?

Definitions for Museum
myuˈzi əmmu·se·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. museumnoun

    a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

Wiktionary

  1. museumnoun

    A building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, cultural or artistic value.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Museumnoun

    A repository of learned curiosities.

    Etymology: μουσεῖον.

Wikipedia

  1. Museum

    A museum ( mew-ZEE-əm; plural museums or, rarely, musea) is a building or institution that cares for and displays a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. The largest museums are located in major cities throughout the world, while thousands of local museums exist in smaller cities, towns, and rural areas. Museums have varying aims, ranging from the conservation and documentation of their collection, serving researchers and specialists, to catering to the general public. The goal of serving researchers is not only scientific, but intended to serve the general public. There are many types of museums, including art museums, natural history museums, science museums, war museums, and children's museums. According to the International Council of Museums (ICOM), there are more than 55,000 museums in 202 countries.

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  1. museum

    A museum is a place or institution where artifacts, works of art, historical or scientific objects are collected, preserved, interpreted, and displayed for public education and enjoyment. These items may include everything from paintings to sculpture, fossils to war relics, textiles, photographs, and other significant items. Museums often host exhibits, educational programs, and special events related to their collections or related themes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Museumnoun

    a repository or a collection of natural, scientific, or literary curiosities, or of works of art

  2. Etymology: [L., a temple of the Muses, hence, a place of study, fr. Gr. , fr. a Muse.]

Wikidata

  1. Museum

    A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Most large museums are located in major cities throughout the world and more local ones exist in smaller cities, towns and even the countryside. The continuing acceleration in the digitization of information, combined with the increasing capacity of digital information storage, is causing the traditional model of museums to expand to include virtual exhibits and high-resolution images of their collections for perusal, study, and exploration from any place with Internet. The city with the largest number of museums is Mexico City with over 128 museums. According to The World Museum Community, there are more than 55,000 museums in 202 countries.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Museum

    mū-zē′um, n. a collection of natural, scientific, or other curiosities, or of works of art.—ns. Museol′ogy, the science of arranging—Museog′raphy, of describing, museums. [L.,—Gr. mouseion; cf. Muse.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Museum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1490

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Museum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4120

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Museum' in Nouns Frequency: #580

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Museum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Museum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Museum in a Sentence

  1. Jasminko Halilovic:

    We have the idea to expand the museum's scope and start collecting memories from other conflict zones so as to create a universal exhibition that would serve as a warning against new wars.

  2. Seth Spillman:

    What we found was an authentic voice for the Museum, what we didn't anticipate was how much that voice would resonate with people during this difficult time. It's wonderful.

  3. Edmond Pereira:

    I think that the fines were on the high side because they didn't know how much the weapons were worth, they were not nuclear weapons and they seemed so old, like antiques that belonged in a museum.

  4. Josep Lluis Cusido:

    After they entered the museum. I saw their faces: They were about 10 meters away from me, i managed to hide behind a pillar, there were unlucky people who they killed right there.

  5. Gary Lefebvre:

    The bottom of Lake Champlain is a well preserved museum, and I enjoy seeing things for the first time that no one has ever seen on the bottom, or even knew existed.

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