faculty has definitions from the field of education
[ noun ] one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind

Used in print

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

The authors insist , however , that these abnormalities in the sense_of_touch were due absolutely to no organic disorders in that sense faculty but rather to the injuries which the patient had sustained to the sense of sight .

It seems clear , when one takes into consideration the exceedingly defective eyesight of the patient ( we shall describe it in_detail in_connection_with our second question , the one concerning the psychical blindness of the patient ) , that he had to rely_on his sense_of_touch much more_than the usual portfolio maker and that consequently that faculty was most probably more sensitive to shape and size than that of a person with normal vision .

[ noun ] (education) the body of teachers and administrators at a school




"the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"

Used in print

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

The basic problem involved is that a college setting_up a graduate_school must have an entirely separate faculty for the advanced degree .

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