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1. a dissertation resulting from original research, esp when submitted by a candidate for a degree or diploma
2. a subject for a discussion or essay
3. an unproved statement, esp one put forward as a premise in an argument
4. Music the downbeat of a bar, as indicated in conducting
5. (in classical prosody) the syllable or part of a metrical foot not receiving the ictus
6. Philosophy the first stage in the Hegelian dialectic, that is challenged by the antithesis



a sheet engraved with a text of a theological or philosophical nature (the thesis proper) accompanied by depictions of the saints or historical personages to whom the thesis was dedicated. Especially popular in the late baroque period, such engravings were also executed in Russia by I. F. Zubov and others in the early 18th century.

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These arguments, however, do not apply to sensation.
Each of these fellows was proffering the old man his own particular wares; and while there was nothing that they did not submit for his approval, there was nothing that he wished to buy.
Yet these last words he uttered so lingeringly that I could see he was ready to weep with vexation at finding the better sorts of books so expensive.
My misfortunes began with the illness and death of Pokrovski, who was taken worse two months after what I have last recorded in these memoirs.
Thirty offenses have been found in the areas of personnel management, entrance examinations, theses preparation and accounting.
In addition to institutions with thesis requirements, many more also have the option for students to complete theses.
The eight theses embodied the highest level of scholarship and research work in the ALM program for the previous academic year, according to the program.
Unique and relevant research theses prepared by the Masdar Institute Class of 2016 were honored at the Commencement Recognition Dinner, which took place on 24 May, following the graduation ceremony earlier in the day.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- China continued to rank fifth in terms of the number of theses published in the most influential scientific journals in 2014, a government think tank revealed on Wednesday.
There are currently 204 theses on horn and related brass topics available to IHS members through our lending library, and more titles are added each year.
As a result, theses and projects need to be properly preservation for future generations.
We evaluated production of undergraduate theses and publications by undergraduate co-authors of peer-reviewed publications at Butler University from 1968 to the present in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.