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


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  • One reason, Rosen theorized, is that they did not want to open a national debate over who can serve in the IDF, because ultra-Orthodox seminary students are exempt from military service -- a policy that a majority of Israelis want to cancel.

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  • In 1985, Buzz Aldrin theorized a so-called Aldrin Cycler corresponding to a single synodic period.

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  • ‘The goal of life, Hubbard theorized, is survival of the Self through ever-expanding spheres of influence and responsibility: initially as an individual, then beyond that single identity through procreation and family; through group interaction; through membership in a particular species; through interaction with other species; through matter, energy, space and time (MEST); through identity as spirit; and finally expansion of the Self into the Absolute.’

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  • Newton also thought that only objects with mass could be influenced by the force of gravity, but Einstein theorized (and observation later proved) that light itself, which has no mass, is “bent” and Doppler-shifted by gravitation.

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  • Newton thought that the force of gravity would act instantaneously between any pair of massive bodies, but Einstein theorized (and experimentation later proved) that, like all other forces in nature, gravity propagates at no greater than the speed of light.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: July 31, 2006

  • The security breaches being "theorized" exist with in-band management capabilities.

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  • I think that what we are seeing, as we kind of theorized going into the year, that people would take capital spending and divert it to software that would help them improve margins. Home Page

  • The Jehovah's Witnesses have "theorized" that a belt or a sphere of water orbited the Earth, even though this goes against what is said in Genesis.

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  • Medicare Advantage is also "theorized" to manage more tightly and save money over fee for service.


  • Used in mining and chemistry of all kinds, the Raman laser spectrometer named after the man who theorized how it might work, C. V. Raman has been adopted by astrobiology as an indispensable tool for analyzing other planets and celestial bodies, as well as their Earthly analogues.

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