direct proof


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direct proof

[də‚rekt ′prüf]
(mathematics)
An argument that establishes the truth of a statement by making direct use of the hypotheses, as opposed to a proof by contradiction.
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One of them is by Rennan Barkana of Tel Aviv University in Israel, who said it could be the "first direct proof that dark matter exists.
Focusing just on the lack of direct proof, Revilla took this to mean that the court made 'a finding only as to the amount received by Cambe,' but not him.
A separate US study found that women who regularly take supplements seem to be at higher risk of cancers, though there is no direct proof of cause and effect.
This is direct proof that homebuyers, many of whom are millennials, are embracing the online process.
Simply put, they based their belief on circumstantial evidence as there is absence of direct proof pointing respondent as the actual perpetrator," the prosecutor said.
Most experts believe that enhanced vascular inflammation underpins accelerated atherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries, and cardiovascular events in patients with RA, but there is no direct proof of this hypothesis.
It is therefore very pleasing to report such strong direct proof the programme has had for our local businesses.
Incompetence can be proven by direct proof of the mental condition of the person at the time of the transaction.
There is no direct proof of any wrongdoing by the DGP in the CD provided by P.
The Supreme Court rejected Halliburton's "academic debates," recognizing Basic's underlying logic that requiring every individual plaintiff to provide direct proof of reliance imposes an unrealistic burden.
ALMA, living up to its promise, has now provided direct proof that nature and theory are very much in agreement.
The new finding is still not direct proof of molecules essential to life, says Belloche, an astronomer at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany.