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proof,

n the establishment of a fact by evidence; to find the truth.
proof beyond a reasonable doubt,
n in criminal law, such proof as precludes every reasonable hypothesis except that which it tends to support and is wholly consistent with the defendant's guilt and inconsistent with any other rational conclusions.
proof of loss,
n the contractual right of the carrier or service corporation to request verification of services rendered (expenses incurred) by the submission of claim forms, radiographs, study models, or other diagnostic material.

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Q. Is there any proof that acupuncture would be helpful for dealing with depression? I’m working in a multinational company and I suffer from depression. I feel the side effects of the meds being prescribed by my doctor. I like to try with acupuncture. Is there any proof that acupuncture would be helpful for dealing with depression?

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Even without electronic help, proofs often get incomprehensible, so mathematicians frequently reduce them to essentials.
The following lemma says that, under conditions that will arise in the proofs of the main theorems, we can always find two triangles that share a edge, or two tetrahedra that share a face.
Bailey and Borwein point out that mathematical proofs can run to hundreds of pages and require such specialized knowledge that only a few people are capable of reading and judging them.
For instance, a large customer might have a proofer at its location, and the converter can set up a system where proofs can be directly printed at the customer's location.
The combination of the two technologies will enable customers to quickly and accurately produce and verify spot colors to deliver top quality proofs on an inkjet printer.
These results are still preliminary in the sense that they have not been refereed and have not even been submitted for publication," he noted, "but the proofs are--to the best of my knowledge--correct and complete.
Using Otter, McCune and his coworkers have in recent years solved a wide variety of mathematical problems, generating original proofs of theorems in logic, algebraic geometry, group theory, and other areas of mathematics.
PROOF-it-ONLINE's no-software application allows creative professionals to post proofs for approval and enables their customers to mark up and review proofs online - within minutes.
Blum has applied the concept of interactive proofs to what he terms "result checking" or "program checking.
Standard posts 1,500 proofs per month for review and at the end of each review, Standard's advertisers receive a reward offer with the opportunity to advertise on Standard Publishing's website for $200.