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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (logic) the meaning of a word or expression.

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  • In naturalistic explanations the explanans is an antecedent condition, an event which precedes in time the event whose cause it is said to be; in mentalistic explanation...
  • The explanans is the answer.
  • In other words, creationism is the explanans for the scientific vacuity of ID.
  • The discussion thus divides between thermodynamics being an explanandum or explanans. for more
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