from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Testing or trying in any way.
- noun In law, probation; leading of proof.
- noun The homeopathic test of the therapeutic value of a drug. See
prove, v. t., 7.
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- verb Present participle of
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Did we set ourselves to the task of proving by argument or by authority that we are not wrong in believing in our own existence or that of an external world, or did we attempt to establish the trustworthiness of our faculties by resolving it into the veracity of God, our effort must needs be as abortive as it is superfluous, since it involves the necessity not only of proving the fact, but of _proving the proof itself_, and that, too, by the aid of the very faculties whose trustworthiness is in question!
Also one other location out in Milford, what they call the proving grounds, where they do a lot of testing of cars and equipment.
We are told there is going to be several hundred workers here at the Warren tech center and also possibly several hundred workers in Milford at what they call the proving grounds, where they test out some of the cars and some of the equipment that they have.
Of course, none of the health care bills under consideration provide coverage to undocumented immigrants, again proving that the Republican Party is outraged over an outrageous outrage that does not exist.
Way to go Bunning … thanks for once again proving that your party is a useless, hateful shell of its former self.
Levi Johnston .... once again proving that any idiot is able to open their mouth and prove their (un) intelligence.
Sanford has shown that bible passages are his weapon of choice in proving that whatever he does is fine.
Once again proving her ignorance and lack of class.
I don't know what's more stupid, Palin proving that she's a quitter and then trying to run for President, or Rove slamming a prominent GOP figure, thereby further alienating, splitting and confusing the Republican Party.
Off to a good start in proving me wrong Senator – way to go in helping out our armed forces in an area that makes a whole lot of sense nebrask-nan