be deduced or deducible

  • 1 Deducible — De*du ci*ble, a. 1. Capable of being deduced or inferred; derivable by reasoning, as a result or consequence. [1913 Webster] All properties of a triangle depend on, and are deducible from, the complex idea of three lines including a space. Locke …

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  • 2 deducible — deducible, deductible Deducible means ‘able to be deduced or inferred’; deductible means ‘that may be deducted from or taken off a total’. (as in tax deductible, of an amount that may be deducted from taxable income). See able, ible …

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  • 3 deducible — adjective capable of being deduced Ant: indeducible, undeducible, nondeducible See Also: deducibility …

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  • 4 deducible — adjective capable of being deduced • Similar to: ↑deductive • Derivationally related forms: ↑deduce …

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  • 5 inferential — in·fer·en·tial /ˌin fə ren chəl/ adj 1: relating to, involving, or resembling inference 2: deduced or deducible by inference Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 6 Inferential — In fer*en tial, a. Deduced or deducible by inference. Inferential proofs. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 inferential — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin inferentia, from Latin inferent , inferens, present participle of inferre Date: 1657 1. relating to, involving, or resembling inference 2. deduced or deducible by inference …

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  • 8 follow — I. v. a. 1. Come or go after or behind, go in the rear or in the wake of, tread in the steps of, tread on the heels of. 2. Succeed, come next, tread close upon. 3. Pursue, chase, run after, go after. 4. Attend, accompany, go along with, keep… …

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  • 9 deductible — deducible, deductible Deducible means ‘able to be deduced or inferred’; deductible means ‘that may be deducted from or taken off a total’. (as in tax deductible, of an amount that may be deducted from taxable income). See able, ible …

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  • 10 deduce — deducible, adj. deducibility, deducibleness, n. deducibly, adv. /di doohs , dyoohs /, v.t., deduced, deducing. 1. to derive as a conclusion from something known or assumed; infer: From the evidence the detective deduced that the gardener had done …

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  • 11 metaphysics — /met euh fiz iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, includes ontology and cosmology, and is intimately connected with epistemology. 2. philosophy, esp. in its more abstruse branches. 3. the… …

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  • 12 Science and British philosophy: Boyle and Newton — G.A.J.Rogers INTRODUCTION Achievements in the natural sciences in the period from Nicholas Copernicus (1473– 1543) to the death of Isaac Newton (1642–1727) changed our whole understanding of the nature of the universe and of the ways in which we… …

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  • 13 Deduction theorem — In mathematical logic, the deduction theorem is a metatheorem of first order logic.[1] It is a formalization of the common proof technique in which an implication A → B is proved by assuming A and then proving B from this assumption.… …

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  • 14 logic — logicless, adj. /loj ik/, n. 1. the science that investigates the principles governing correct or reliable inference. 2. a particular method of reasoning or argumentation: We were unable to follow his logic. 3. the system or principles of… …

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  • 15 explanation — Since so much of life both inside and outside the study is concerned with finding explanations of things, it would be desirable to have a concept of what counts as a good explanation, and what distinguishes good from bad. Under the influence of… …

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  • 16 Rudolf Clausius — Clausius redirects here. For the lunar crater, see Clausius (crater). Rudolf Clausius Born 2 January 1822( …

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  • 17 History of electromagnetism — The history of electromagnetism, that is the human understanding and recorded use of electromagnetic forces, dates back over two thousand years ago, see Timeline of electromagnetism. The ancients must have been acquainted with the effects of… …

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  • 18 formal logic — the branch of logic concerned exclusively with the principles of deductive reasoning and with the form rather than the content of propositions. [1855 60] * * * Introduction       the abstract study of propositions, statements, or assertively used …

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  • 19 Charles Sanders Peirce —  B …

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  • 20 Pythagoreans and Eleatics — Edward Hussey PYTHAGORAS AND THE EARLY PYTHAGOREANS Pythagoras, a native of Samos, emigrated to southern Italy around 520, and seems to have established himself in the city of Croton. There he founded a society of people sharing his beliefs and… …

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