Definition of the British Science Association from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the British Science Association

 
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a British organization, formerly known as the British Association for the Advancement of Science, that was established in 1831 to encourage people to be interested in science. It organizes talks and exhibitions and publishes small books. It aims particularly to encourage science in schools.