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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of colligate.
  • adj. tied together
  • adj. logically connected


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  • Yet under Mohammed Ali the Great, Fellah-soldiers conquered the "colligated" Arabs (Pilgrimage iii. 48) of Al-Asir

    Arabian nights. English

  • Thus the known points of the Martian orbit were colligated by Kepler using the conception of an elliptical curve.

    William Whewell

  • When Newton extended his theory regarding an inverse-square attractive force, which colligated facts of planetary motion and lunar motion, to the class of

    William Whewell

  • According to others, it signifies the “colligated,” i.e. by mountains.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • If we say that science is organised knowledge, we are met by the truth that all knowledge is organised in a greater or less degree -- that the commonest actions of the household and the field presuppose facts colligated, inferences drawn, results expected; and that the general success of these actions proves the data by which they were guided to have been correctly put together.

    Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects Everyman's Library

  • The Lomad Olaph in Syriac is similarly colligated.

    Arabian nights. English

  • In a more restricted sense: A branch of study which is concerned either with a connected body of demonstrated truths or with observed facts systematically classified and more or less colligated by being brought under general laws, and which includes trustworthy methods for the discovery of new truth within its own domain.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • But ” and this is a fundamental difference between the situation in physics and the situation in history ” a historian may protest against the inclusion of data in the material to be colligated on grounds of interest or value in a way that is foreign to the method of physicists when they criticize each other.

    Letting Go


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