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  • 1 proof — n [alteration of Middle English preove, from Old French preuve, from Late Latin proba, from Latin probare to prove] 1: the effect of evidence sufficient to persuade a reasonable person that a particular fact exists see also evidence 2: the… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Proof — • The establishment of a disputed or controverted matter by lawful means or arguments. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Proof     Proof      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Proof — Proof, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. [1913 Webster] I . . . have found thee Proof against all… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Proof — may refer to: * A rigorous, compelling argument ** Formal proof ** Mathematical proof ** Proof theory, a branch of mathematical logic that represents proofs as formal mathematical objects ** Logical argument ** Evidence (law), tested evidence or… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 proof´er — proof «proof», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a way or means of showing beyond doubt the truth of something: »Is what you say a guess, or have you proof? SYNONYM(S): See syn. under evidence. (Cf. ↑evidence) 2. the establishment of the truth of… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 Proof — Proof, n. [OF. prove, proeve, F. preuve, fr. L. proba, fr. probare to prove. See {Prove}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Proof — в 2005 году Основная информация …

    Википедия

  • 8 proof — [pro͞of] n. [ME profe < OFr prueve < LL proba < L probare: see PROBE] 1. the act or process of proving; a testing or trying of something 2. anything serving or tending to establish the truth of something, or to convince one of its truth; …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 proof — ► NOUN 1) evidence establishing a fact or the truth of a statement. 2) the proving of the truth of a statement. 3) a series of stages in the resolution of a mathematical or philosophical problem. 3) archaic a test or trial. 4) Printing a trial… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Proof — ist ein US amerikanischer Rapper (1973 2006), siehe Proof (Rapper) in der Drucktechnik die Bezeichnung für eine Vorschau auf das spätere Druckergebnis, siehe Proof (Druck) der Original Titel eines Films von John Madden aus dem Jahr 2005, siehe… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 proof — [n1] evidence, authentication affidavit, argument, attestation, averment, case, certification, chapter and verse*, clincher*, clue, confirmation, corroboration, credentials, criterion, cue*, data, demonstration, deposition, documents,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 Proof — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Proof puede referirse a: Palabra del inglés que significa Prueba. DeShaun Holton, (1973 – 2006), rapero estadounidense. Prueba de Acuñación (monedas) Esta es una página de desambiguación, una ayuda a la navegación… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 13 Proof — (engl., spr. Pruhf), 1) Probe, Beweis; 2) (Proof sheet, spr. Pruhsschiht), Probebogen, Probeabzug (bes. zu Correcturen) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 proof — UK US /pruːf/ noun [C usually plural] (also proof copy) ► a printed copy of something that is examined and corrected before the final copies are printed: »We still had time to correct the proofs of the brochure …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 -proof — [pru:f] suffix 1.) [in adjectives] used to describe something which a particular thing cannot harm or pass through, or which protects people against that thing ▪ a bulletproof car ▪ a waterproof jacket ▪ an ovenproof dish (=that cannot be harmed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 Proof — [pru:f] das; , <aus gleichbed. engl. proof »Probe, Versuch«>: 1. Prüfbeleg für den Inhalt von digitalen Informationen (z. B. von Bilddaten; EDV, Druckw.). 2. Maß für den Alkoholgehalt von Getränken …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 17 -proof — [ pruf ] suffix used with some nouns for describing something that will provide protection against the damaging effects of something else: a bulletproof vest recession proof stocks …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 proof — (n.) early 13c., preove evidence to establish the fact of (something), from O.Fr. prueve (early 13c.), from L.L. proba a proof, a back formation from L. probare to prove (see PROVE (Cf. prove)). Meaning act of testing or making trial of anything… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 -proof — [pro͞of] [< PROOF] combining form 1. impervious to [waterproof] 2. protected from or against [foolproof, rustproof] 3. resistant to, unaffected by [fireproof] …

    English World dictionary

  • 20 Proof — Proof. См. Испытание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов


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