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Identity vs. Culture

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Identitynoun

Sameness, identicalness; the quality or fact of (several specified things) being the same.

Culturenoun

the arts, customs, lifestyles, background, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation

Identitynoun

The difference or character that marks off an individual from the rest of the same kind, selfhood.

Culturenoun

the beliefs, values, behaviour and material objects that constitute a people's way of life

Identitynoun

A name or persona—the mask or appearance one presents to the world—by which one is known.

‘This criminal has taken on several identities.’;

Culturenoun

(anthropology) any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings

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Identitynoun

Sense of who one is.

‘I've been through so many changes, I have no sense of identity.’; ‘This nation has a strong identity.’;

Culturenoun

(botany) cultivation

Identitynoun

Any function which maps all elements of its domain to themselves.

Culturenoun

(microbiology) the process of growing a bacterial or other biological entity in an artificial medium

Identitynoun

(algebra) An element of an algebraic structure which, when applied to another element under an operation in that structure, yields this second element.

Culturenoun

the growth thus produced

‘I'm headed to the lab to make sure my cell culture hasn't died.’;

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Identitynoun

A well-known or famous person.

Culturenoun

the collective noun for a group of bacteria

Identitynoun

The state or quality of being identical, or the same; sameness.

‘Identity is a relation between our cognitions of a thing, not between things themselves.’;

Culturenoun

(cartography) the details on a map that do not represent natural features of the area delineated, such as names and the symbols for towns, roads, meridians, and parallels

Identitynoun

The condition of being the same with something described or asserted, or of possessing a character claimed; as, to establish the identity of stolen goods.

Cultureverb

(transitive) to maintain in an environment suitable for growth especially of bacteria cultivate}}

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Identitynoun

An identical equation.

Cultureverb

(transitive) to increase the artistic or scientific interest in something cultivate}}

Identitynoun

the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity;

‘you can lose your identity when you join the army’;

Culturenoun

The act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil.

Identitynoun

the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known;

‘geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it’; ‘it was too dark to determine his identity’; ‘she guessed the identity of his lover’;

Culturenoun

The act of, or any labor or means employed for, training, disciplining, or refining the moral and intellectual nature of man; as, the culture of the mind.

‘If vain our toilWe ought to blame the culture, not the soil.’;

Identitynoun

an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates;

‘the identity under numerical multiplication is 1’;

Culturenoun

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.

‘What the Greeks expressed by their paidei`a, the Romans by their humanitas, we less happily try to express by the more artificial word culture.’; ‘The list of all the items of the general life of a people represents that whole which we call its culture.’;

Identitynoun

exact sameness;

‘they shared an identity of interests’;

Culturenoun

The cultivation of bacteria or other organisms (such as fungi or eukaryotic cells from mulitcellular organisms) in artificial media or under artificial conditions.

Identitynoun

the fact of being who or what a person or thing is

‘she believes she is the victim of mistaken identity’; ‘he knows the identity of the bombers’;

Culturenoun

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.

Identitynoun

the characteristics determining who or what a person or thing is

‘he wanted to develop a more distinctive Scottish Tory identity’;

Cultureverb

To cultivate; to educate.

‘They came . . . into places well inhabited and cultured.’;

Identitynoun

(of an object) serving to establish who the holder, owner, or wearer is by bearing their name and often other details such as a signature or photograph

‘an identity card’;

Culturenoun

a particular society at a particular time and place;

‘early Mayan civilization’;

Identitynoun

a close similarity or affinity

‘an identity between the company's own interests and those of the local community’;

Culturenoun

the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

Identitynoun

a transformation that leaves an object unchanged.

Culturenoun

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Identitynoun

an element of a set which, if combined with another element by a specified binary operation, leaves that element unchanged.

Culturenoun

(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar);

‘the culture of cells in a Petri dish’;

Identitynoun

the equality of two expressions for all values of the quantities expressed by letters, or an equation expressing this, e.g. (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1.

Culturenoun

(bacteriology) the product of cultivating micro-organisms in a nutrient medium

Culturenoun

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’;

Culturenoun

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’;

Culturenoun

the raising of plants or animals;

‘the culture of oysters’;

Culture

Culture () is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities, and habits of the individuals in these groups.Humans acquire culture through the learning processes of enculturation and socialization, which is shown by the diversity of cultures across societies. A cultural norm codifies acceptable conduct in society; it serves as a guideline for behavior, dress, language, and demeanor in a situation, which serves as a template for expectations in a social group.

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