Definitions for museum
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word museum.
a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
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
A repository of learned curiosities.
a repository or a collection of natural, scientific, or literary curiosities, or of works of art
Etymology: [L., a temple of the Muses, hence, a place of study, fr. Gr. , fr. a Muse.]
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
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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Rank popularity for the word 'museum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1490
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Rank popularity for the word 'museum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4120
Rank popularity for the word 'museum' in Nouns Frequency: #580
The numerical value of museum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of museum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I am not one for pulling downstatuesor effacing the evidence of history – even if that history is one we would like to forget, he said. But it’s good that it’s not entirely effacing the past, and perhaps [the museum is] as good a place as any for it. this effort has been a years-long process by many different parties through students and staff.
Hes well aware of how historic what hes doing is, (W)here he spoke this evening, the Museum of the American Revolution, which is a part of Philadelphia that is full of all sorts of colonial history and landmarks, that says to me that he knew that he was taking a stand for what our Founding Fathers back in 1776 were taking a stand for in his mind.
This museum can host the Marbles, we are fighting a holy battle for a monument which is unique.
At approximately 4:15 this afternoon, an individual entered the museum, attempted to gain entrance presenting his membership card and was denied entrance because his membership had expired. His membership had expired as a result of two incidents involving disorderly conduct here at the museum on two separate dates in recent days, he became upset about not being allowed entrance and then jumped over the reception desk and proceeded to attack and stab two employees of the museum multiple times.
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.
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- museuCatalan, Valencian
- músaem, iarsmalannIrish
- संग्रहालय, म्यूज़ियमHindi
- 美術館, 博物館Japanese
- мұражай, музейKazakh
- 박물관, 博物館Korean
- مووزهخانه, عهنتیکه خانهKurdish
- музей, мурасканаKyrgyz
- MuséeënLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ຫໍພິພິດຕະພັນ, ພິພິດທະພັນLao
- tʼáadoo leʼé danílʼį́ bił hazʼą́Navajo, Navaho
- музейOssetian, Ossetic
- музей, музе́йRussian
- museaNorthern Sami
- mùzej, музејSerbo-Croatian
- කෞතුකාගාරයSinhala, Sinhalese
- музей, осорхонаTajik
- سنگرحالی, میوزیمUrdu
- viện bảo tàng, nhà bảo tàngVietnamese
- musoföp, musedVolapük
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