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PinYin gé zhì    Simplified 格致    Traditional 格緻
  1. to study the underlying principle to acquire knowledge
  2. abbr. for 格物致知[ge2 wu4 zhi4 zhi1]
  3. word for Western natural sciences during late Qing

Chinese meanings
  1. gézhì
    〈书〉‘格物致知’的略语。清朝末年西四学的人用它做物理、化学等科学的总称。

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