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in fuh ruhns

  • n  the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation

  • I intended no such inference to be drawn.
  • As long as the axioms were true statements and as long as the rules of inference were truth preserving, mathematics could not be derailed; falsehoods simply could never creep in .
  • But he did it in utterly worldly terms, without Faulkner's taste for mythic inference or the basso profundo of his prose.
News & Articles

  • After closing arguments, Apple's fate in e-book antitrust case goes to judge
    Word games,an "overreaching narrative" and a "case of inferences" were a few choice phrases used by attorney Orin Snyder Thursday in closing arguments for Apple in the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust, e-books price fixing case against the tech giant.        
    June 21, 2013 - TechWorld
  • City of Los Angeles wants a downtown soccer stadium, team to fill it | THE SIDELINE
    The City of Los Angeles wants to build a soccer stadium, and subsequently wants to land a Major League Soccer franchise to inhabit its new downtown digs. At least, that's the inference being taken from a recent community draft report seeking to elevate the city's collegiate and professional sports profile and bring tourism dollars downtown.
    June 19, 2013 - MLS via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • James Watson in Times Online
    At a book launch at the Royal Society, Dr Watson said: "To all those who have drawn the inference from my words that Africa, as a continent, is somehow genetically inferior, I can only apologise unreservedly." "That is not what I meant. More...
  • Nancy Pelosi in Wall Street Journal Blogs (blog)
    I think the election has to run its course,Pelosi said, adding: "I think that for all that I have said about respecting the will of the people that the inference to be drawn from that is that we have to continue the election in terms of...
  • Ed Rendell in AZ Central.com
    And instead they launch this all-out attack trying to take an inference out of President Clinton's words that no fair person could take,Rendell said.

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