Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of infer.

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Examples

  • This document uses the term "inferred mineral resources".

  • For the BBC to allow Phorm to profile their users activities, the BBC will be allowing Phorm unprecedented access not only to web behaviour but also to viewing habits (via iPlayer usage), political and religious opinion (via news) and a whole host of other sensitive data which can be inferred from the BBC services the general public choose to use on a day to day basis.

    The BBC and Phorm – opting in or out?

  • Pretty much everything you wrote is an extended non-sequitur about my abilities, and things you wish someone had written into the Constitution (but did not) and that you've inferred from the Constitution, even though the inferences aren't supported by any facts.

    Bush Administration v. Environmental Groups

  • Contrary to what may be inferred from the comment, although Ayn Rand's villains may have shared a basic belief in "man as means", they were not unidimensional.

    When Ayn Rand Villains Ruled the Earth, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • What Hayek (and others) have inferred is that, for their functions in a social order, actors seek and use as much information as they perceive necessary for the decisions (choices) they determine as affecting their individual conditions (which include many various relationships).

    Another Caplan Fan, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Cancer was inferred from the phrase "carcinogen bromate."

    Treating Cancer with Landscape Architecture

  • Not one single thing can be inferred from the evidence, and so there can be no meaningful characterization of the "intelligent cause" of ID.

    Bunny and a Book

  • Each of these terms has a discrete empirical meaning, and the process can be directly observed, and its history inferred from a variety of evidences.

    Bunny and a Book

  • If you happen to agree with me that these sort of mental attributes can't be inferred from the evidence, then that is great – we agree.

    Bunny and a Book

  • Candidates should argue with what their opponents say they will do, not with what can be inferred from a vote a decade ago.

    Dodgy Politics: Using Old Votes to Obscure Current Policies - Swampland - TIME.com

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  • :-)

    November 28, 2008

  • "The stains won't be visible unless we use this special light," inferred Tom.

    November 28, 2008

  • "My watch is missing, so ... the neighbour's polar bear must have eaten it," inferred Tom.

    December 18, 2007