# proof meaning

EN[pɹuːf] [pɹuf] [pɹʉːf] [-uːf]US

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- Proof may refer to:
- Proof (truth), argument or sufficient evidence for the truth of a proposition
- Formal proof
- Mathematical proof, a convincing demonstration that some mathematical statement is necessarily true
- Proof theory, a branch of mathematical logic that represents proofs as formal mathematical objects
- Alcohol proof, a measure of an alcoholic drink's strength
- Artist's proof, a single print taken during the printmaking process
- Galley proof, a preliminary version of a publication
- Prepress proof, a facsimile of press artwork for job verification

- NounPLproofsPREpro-SUF-proof
- NC An effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial.
- NU The degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments which induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.
- The quality or state of having been proved or tried; firmness or hardness which resists impression, or doesn't yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies.
- OBS Experience of something.
- NU OBS Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken.
- NC (printing) A proof sheet; a trial impression, as from type, taken for correction or examination.
- NC (logic, mathematics) A sequence of statements consisting of axioms, assumptions, statements already demonstrated in another proof, and statements that logically follow from previous statements in the sequence, and which concludes with a statement that is the object of the proof.
- NC (mathematics) A process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed. Compare prove, transitive verb, 5.
- OBS Armour of excellent or tried quality, and deemed impenetrable; properly, armour of proof.
- (US) A measure of the alcohol content of liquor. Originally, in Britain, 100 proof was defined as 57.1% by volume (not used anymore). In the US, 100 proof means that the alcohol content is 50% of the total volume of the liquid, and thus, absolute alcohol would be 200 proof.

- NC An effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial.
- VerbSGproofsPRproofingPT, PPproofed
- VT VI (colloquial) To proofread.
- VT To make resistant, especially to water.
- VT (cooking) To allow to rise (of yeast-containing dough).
- VT (cooking) To test the activeness of (yeast).

- VT VI (colloquial) To proofread.
- AdjectiveCOMmore proofSUPmost proof
- More Examples
- Used in the Middle of Sentence
- Some states require
**proof**that a new venture is properly capitalized before the state will issue a certificate of incorporation. - We give a combinatorial
**proof**of this theorem and prove several additional statements on three-codimensional faces of parallelohedral tiling. - A website called Debt
**Proof**Living launched a daily email tipsheet last summer which now has 100,000 subscribers.

- Some states require
- Used in the Ending of Sentence
- It's a piece of old folklore for which I would love to find hard
**proof**. - In certain Christian circles invoking the Bible constitutes irrefutable
**proof**.

- It's a piece of old folklore for which I would love to find hard

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

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