Conjecture

A conjecture is a proposition that is unproven. Karl Popper pioneered the use of the term `conjecture` in scientific philosophy. Conjecture is related to hypothesis, which in science refers to a testable conjecture. In mathematics, a conjecture is an unproven proposition that appears correct. ==Famous conjectures== The Langlands program is a far.....
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conjecture

[n] - reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
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Conjecture

• (n.) An opinion, or judgment, formed on defective or presumptive evidence; probable inference; surmise; guess; suspicion. • (v. t.) To arrive at by conjecture; to infer on slight evidence; to surmise; to guess; to form, at random, opinions concerning. • (v. i.) To make conjectures; to surmise; to guess; to infer; to form an opinion...
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Conjecture

[convention] Conjecture is an annual science fiction convention held in and around San Diego, California in the fall. It is sponsored by the San Diego Speculative Fiction Society a California non-profit corporation. Conjecture is a general convention, with a literary emphasis. The latest convention, Conjecture 2012 was held October 5-7, 201...
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Conjecture

[textual criticism] Conjecture (conjectural emendation) is a critical reconstruction of the original reading of a clearly corrupt, contaminated, nonsensical or illegible textual fragment. Conjecture is one of the techniques of textual criticism used by philologists while commenting on or preparing editions of manuscripts (e.g. biblical or o...
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Conjecture

Con·jec'ture noun [ Latin conjectura , from conjicere , conjectum , to throw together, infer, conjecture; con- + jacere to throw: confer French conjecturer . See Jet a shooting forth.] An opinion, or judgment, formed on defective or presumptive eviden...
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conjecture

a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating
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conjecture

A mathematical statement that has been put forward as a true statement, but that no one has been able yet to prove or disprove; in mathematics, a conjecture and a hypothesis are essentially the same thing. When a conjecture has been proven to be true, it becomes known as a theorem. Famous conjectu...
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Conjecture

A statement that may seem to be true, but has yet to be proven. This may be an educated guess or opinion. See also: Deduction.
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conjecture

to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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