Meaning of THEOREM in English


[the.o.rem] n [LL theorema, fr. Gk theorema, fr. theorein to look at, fr. theoros spectator, fr. thea act of seeing--more at theater] (1551) 1: a formula, proposition, or statement in mathematics or logic deduced or to be deduced from other formulas or propositions

2: an idea accepted or proposed as a demonstrable truth often as a part of a general theory: proposition "the ~ that the best defense is offense"

3: stencil

4: a painting produced esp. on velvet by the use of stencils for each color -- adj

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