Definitions

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  • n. A proposition affirming the possibility of finding such conditions as will render a certain determinate problem indeterminate or capable of innumerable solutions.
  • n. A corollary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A proposition affirming the possibility of finding such conditions as will render a certain determinate problem indeterminate or capable of innumerable solutions.
  • n. A corollary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of mathematical proposition among the Greeks, concerning the nature of which there continues to be much dispute.
  • n. Synonyms See inference.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek πόρισμα (porisma, "a deduction from a previous demonstration"). (Wiktionary)

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