Found 3 items, similar to PROOF.
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English → English
adj : (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand;
; “childproof locks”
n 1: any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of
something; “if you have any proof for what you say, now
is the time to produce it”
[syn: cogent evidence
2: a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is
true something else necessarily follows from it
3: a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer
twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
4: (printing) an impression made to check for errors [syn: test copy
, trial impression
5: a trial photographic print from a negative
6: the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of
something [syn: validation
v 1: make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an
etching, or typeset
2: knead to reach proper lightness; “proof dough”
3: read for errors; “I should proofread my manuscripts”
4: activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk;
5: make resistant to water, sound, errors, etc.; “proof the
materials against shrinking in the dryer”
English → English
1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof
2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm;
I . . . have found thee
Proof against all temptation. --Milton.
This was a good, stout proof article of faith.
3. Being of a certain standard as to strength; -- said of
(Firearms), a charge of powder and ball,
greater than the service charge, fired in an arm, as a gun
or cannon, to test its strength.
. See under Impression
(Engin.), the greatest load than can be applied
to a piece, as a beam, column, etc., without straining the
piece beyond the elastic limit.
. See Proof
, n., 5.
(Chem.), a strong distilled liquor, or mixture
of alcohol and water, containing not less than a standard
amount of alcohol. In the United States ``proof spirit is
defined by law to be that mixture of alcohol and water
which contains one half of its volume of alcohol, the
alcohol when at a temperature of 60[deg] Fahrenheit being
of specific gravity 0.7939 referred to water at its
maximum density as unity. Proof spirit has at 60[deg]
Fahrenheit a specific gravity of 0.93353, 100 parts by
volume of the same consisting of 50 parts of absolute
alcohol and 53.71 parts of water,'' the apparent excess of
water being due to contraction of the liquids on mixture.
In England proof spirit is defined by Act 58, George III.,
to be such as shall at a temperature of 51[deg] Fahrenheit
weigh exactly the 12/13 part of an equal measure of
distilled water. This contains 49.3 per cent by weight, or
57.09 by volume, of alcohol. Stronger spirits, as those of
about 60, 70, and 80 per cent of alcohol, are sometimes
called second, third, and fourth proof spirits
, a straight-edge used by millers to test the
flatness of a stone.
(Sugar Manuf.), a rod in the side of a vacuum
pan, for testing the consistency of the sirup.
, a passage of Scripture used to prove a
, n. [OF. prove, proeve, F. preuve, fr. L. proba,
fr. probare to prove. See Prove
1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or
discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a
For whatsoever mother wit or art
Could work, he put in proof. --Spenser.
You shall have many proofs to show your skill.
Formerly, a very rude mode of ascertaining the
strength of spirits was practiced, called the proof.
2. That degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any
truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or
arguments that induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the
judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.
I'll have some proof. --Shak.
It is no proof of a man's understanding to be able
to confirm whatever he pleases. --Emerson.
Note: Properly speaking, proof is the effect or result of
evidence, evidence is the medium of proof. Cf.
3. The quality or state of having been proved or tried;
firmness or hardness that resists impression, or does not
yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies.
4. Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken.
5. (Print.) A trial impression, as from type, taken for
correction or examination; -- called also proof sheet
6. (Math.) A process for testing the accuracy of an operation
performed. Cf. Prove
, v. t., 5.
7. Armor of excellent or tried quality, and deemed
impenetrable; properly, armor of proof. [Obs.] --Shak.
, a very early proof impression of an
engraving, or the like; -- often distinguished by the
, one who reads, and marks correction in,
proofs. See def. 5, above.
Syn: Testimony; evidence; reason; argument; trial;
demonstration. See Testimony