Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of infer.

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Examples

  • Of course, I take it that some people were inferring from the e-mail that the author doesn’t actually mean just that she doesn’t rule out this possibility, but rather that she actually thinks the possibility is likely true.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities

  • John McCain inferring this is much ado about nothing doesn't convince me that he wasn't put-out over this obvious snub and slap in the face.

    McCain not offended Palin blacked out his name

  • If the effect, like the existence of a spaceship, can be ruled out as having been caused by mother nature then I am accurate in inferring choice.

    Aiguy's Computer

  • Am I correct in inferring that the “risk” aspect is the risk of your suing them if you end up with a nervous breakdown? on January 15, 2007 at 1: 00 am | Reply Officer Dibble

    You Ain’t No Picasso « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Would I be correct in inferring that you would be against measures such as those that have been put forward in Ohio, Kansas, and elsewhere to include critical examination of the weaknesses as well as the strengths of Darwinism in public science education?

    A New Weapon Against Freedom and ID: Volksverhetzung

  • I know how hard you've worked on these two issues and how difficult it has been to find a critic who would actually address your standard question about when we are jusified in inferring design.

    A Message About ID

  • And an alternative description of the problems in inferring causation:

    Close Your Legs, Expand Your Mind?

  • My approach is to recognize the immense difficulties in inferring design without the luxury of information about the designer.

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • If you somehow recovered genetic material from such an extinct organism that was contemporaneous w/humans from the same 10-40 kya time frame, and it showed a similar pattern of change to humans and maize (corn) and say, domestic dogs then wouldn't you be safe in inferring that humans had tried to domesticate that organism?

    Choosing To Evolve

  • Nor would one have been mistaken in inferring such to be the case; indeed, the chief's lunch was generally served in this room in sumptuous style by his valet.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

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