a. The totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns, arts,beliefs, institutions, and all other products of human work andthought. b. These patterns, traits, and products considered as theexpression of a particular period, class, community, or population:Edwardian culture; Japanese culture; the culture of poverty. c. These patterns, traits, and products considered with respect toa particular category, such as a field, subject, or mode ofexpression: religious culture in the Middle Ages; musical culture;oral culture. d. The predominating attitudes and behavior that characterize thefunctioning of a group or organization.