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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that can be proved from known facts, and so is taken to be a law or principle.

Usage examples (41)
  • To state a theorem and then to show examples of it is literally to teach backwards.
  • Words are, after all, just empty signifiers, so what we call the theorem (the words we use to "name" the theorem) matters very little.
  • But the theorem is that 'optimum play' does exist.
  • Remembering the Pythagorean theorem is a lot easier. for more
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