Meaning of THEOREM in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈthē-ə-rəm, ˈthir-əm ]


Etymology: Late Latin theorema, from Greek theōrēma, from theōrein to look at, from theōros spectator, from thea act of seeing — more at theater

Date: 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 theorem that the best defense is offense

3. : stencil

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

• the·o·rem·at·ic ˌthē-ə-rə-ˈma-tik, ˌthir-ə- adjective

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