subculture

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n subculture a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n subculture In bacteriology, a culture derived from a previous culture.
    • subculture In bacteriology, to make a secondary culture in a new medium from an old culture.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Subculture sub-kul′tūr in bacteriology, a culture derived from a previous one.
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Usage

In literature:

They were more than products of an Afro-American subculture; their work became part of the mainstream of American literature.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
They come in swarms, heaps, legions, sometimes whole subcultures.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
When ready to give the third injection prepare a fresh blood agar subculture from another O.C.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
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In news:

Cassidy brings to life the contemporary mod subculture in the independent film, We Are the Mods , screening tomorrow night at Bottletree. .
In the summer of 1977, Time and Newsweek informed their readers of a new subculture, called "punk," that had emerged at a few rock clubs in the United States and Britain.
And though unusual, experts sometimes are called to address exotic sexual subcultures unexplored by the typical juror.
Muse Criticize Glenn Beck, Rightwing 'Conspiracy Theory Subculture '.
Subculture of hate breeds violence.
"We do this because we are largely invested and connected to the South Florida lifestyle," Roffman says of Subculture 's doctrine.
Inside Philadelphia's dirt bike, ATV subculture .
Former Bee Gees member helped define '70s disco subculture .
What the Occupy Movement Can Learn From a New Orleans Subculture .
For those who see steampunk as forever tainted by the side-swept bangs of Bieber, there are other subcultures out there.
For nearly 40 years now, Indian Rodeo has been a professional sport and nationwide tribal subculture.
In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, inside competitive Scrabble's strange subculture.
When the federal grand jury subpoenaed records from Mendocino County related to its pot regulation program, it sent a chill through many in the Mendocino County marijuana subculture.
"What we've learned is that there is a subculture to exploit women in these situations," Porter said.
Excitement builds for pop subculture events throughout the South.
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In science:

Many of these trends are understandable in terms of the different prevailing practices and subcultures within astronomy.
Demographic and Citation Trends in Astrophysical Journal papers and Preprints
There is a gnostic subculture of workers in quantum gravity who feel that the structure of space and time may undergo radical changes at scales of the Planck length.
Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time
They rather support the formation of subcultures.
Cooperation, Norms, and Revolutions: A Unified Game-Theoretical Approach
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