a branch of psychology involving the study and comparison of the behaviors of diverse animal species, often under controlled laboratory experiments, in order to discover general principles of behavior.
the study of the similarities and differences in the behaviour of different species
noun 1. a field of study seeking to derive general principles from a comparison and classification of the growth and influence of various religions.
noun 1. a financial statement with figures arranged in two or more parallel columns, each column representing a fiscal year or other period, used to compare performance between periods.
[kuh m-par-uh-ter, kom-puh-rey-] /kəmˈpær ə tər, ˈkɒm pəˌreɪ-/ noun 1. any of various instruments for making , as of lengths or distances, tints of colors, etc. 2. Electronics. a circuit for two signals, as readings of duplicate information stored in a digital computer, and for giving an indication of agreement or disagreement between them. /kəmˈpærətə/ […]
[kuh m-pair] /kəmˈpɛər/ verb (used with object), compared, comparing. 1. to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in order to note similarities and differences: to compare two pieces of cloth; to compare the governments of two nations. 2. to consider or describe as similar; liken: “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”. […]