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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Axiom (0.03130 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Axiom.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: axiom aksioma, asas, kaidah
English → English (WordNet) Definition: axiom axiom n 1: a saying that widely accepted on its own merits [syn: maxim] 2: (logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof; its truth is assumed to be self-evident
English → English (gcide) Definition: Axiom Axiom \Ax"i*om\, n. [L. axioma, Gr. ? that which is thought worthy, that which is assumed, a basis of demonstration, a principle, fr. ? to think worthy, fr. ? worthy, weighing as much as; cf. ? to lead, drive, also to weigh so much: cf F. axiome. See Agent, a.] 1. (Logic & Math.) A self-evident and necessary truth, or a proposition whose truth is so evident as first sight that no reasoning or demonstration can make it plainer; a proposition which it is necessary to take for granted; as, “The whole is greater than a part;” “A thing can not, at the same time, be and not be.” [1913 Webster] 2. An established principle in some art or science, which, though not a necessary truth, is universally received; as, the axioms of political economy. [1913 Webster] Syn: Axiom, Maxim, Aphorism, Adage. Usage: An axiom is a self-evident truth which is taken for granted as the basis of reasoning. A maxim is a guiding principle sanctioned by experience, and relating especially to the practical concerns of life. An aphorism is a short sentence pithily expressing some valuable and general truth or sentiment. An adage is a saying of long-established authority and of universal application. [1913 Webster]

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