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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something not proven but considered to be true for purposes of further investigation.

Usage examples (38)
  • Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
  • A scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
  • Are you familiar with the term hypothesis as it is used in science?
  • Acipenser, a hypothesis is an answer (a tentative one), not a question. for more
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