PRONUNCIATION: (VI-suhn-shaft)

MEANING: noun: Knowledge, learning, and science or their systematic pursuit.

ETYMOLOGY: From German Wissenschaft (science), from Wissen (knowledge) + -schaft (-ship, making). Earliest documented use: 1934.

WISSENSCHRAFT - a former restaurant chain and manufacturer of candy, chocolates and cakes, since purchased by Pet Milk Company and broken into its several components

WISSENS CHAT - a conversation about human knowledge

WISSENS CHART - a graphic representation of same