Definition of Ph.d.
1. Noun. A doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study.
Definition of Ph.d.
1. Abbreviation. Doctor of Philosophy, a terminal research degree, the highest of academic degrees conferred by a college or university. ¹
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Literary usage of Ph.d.
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1. The Merchant of Veniceby William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare (1911)
"It is under the general editorship of WILLIAM ALLAN NEILSON, Ph.D., ... The Merchant of Venice — HARRY M. AYRES, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing ...by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"OSWALD HOLDER-EGGER (f), Ph.D., Late Professor at Berlin and Director for the ... EWALD HORN, Ph.D., Director of the Information Bureau for Higher Education ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"NS FREDERICK THE GREAT FRENCH REVOLUTION, THE MACH, EDMUND VON, Ph.D. Author of "Outlines of the History of Painting" "The Art of Painting in the Nineteenth ..."
4. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Ph.D £3.275 to £3.600 Lee. Ph.D £3.275 to £3.600 Senior Principal ... Shaw; JW Smith; FHH Valentin, Ph.D. £2.800 to £3150 Principal Scientific Officers. ..."
5. All's Well that Ends Wellby William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Henry IV, Part I—FRANK W. CHANDLER, Ph.D., Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati. Troilus and Cressida—JOHN 8. ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
""The Psychological Point of View in Ethnology": AA GOLDENWEISER (Ph.D., 1910), ... Ph.D., professor of psychology, Vassar College "Practical Aspects of ..."