Definition of Hypotheses. Meaning of Hypotheses. Synonyms of Hypotheses

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Definition of Hypotheses

Hypotheses
Hypothesis Hy*poth"e*sis, n.; pl. Hypotheses. [NL., fr. Gr. ? foundation, supposition, fr. ? to place under, ? under + ? to put. See Hypo-, Thesis.] 1. A supposition; a proposition or principle which is supposed or taken for granted, in order to draw a conclusion or inference for proof of the point in question; something not proved, but assumed for the purpose of argument, or to account for a fact or an occurrence; as, the hypothesis that head winds detain an overdue steamer. An hypothesis being a mere supposition, there are no other limits to hypotheses than those of the human imagination. --J. S. Mill. 2. (Natural Science) A tentative theory or supposition provisionally adopted to explain certain facts, and to guide in the investigation of others; hence, frequently called a working hypothesis. Syn: Supposition; assumption. See Theory. Nebular hypothesis. See under Nebular.

Meaning of Hypotheses from wikipedia

- reject several hypotheses before solving the problem. According to Schick and Vaughn, researchers weighing up alternative hypotheses may take into consideration:...
- his inaugural editorial for Medical Hypotheses: "The history of science has repeatedly shown that when hypotheses are proposed it is impossible to predict...
- The Plaque hypotheses are theories to explain plaque bacteria’s role in dental caries and periodontitis. They rely heavily on the postulates of Koch, and...
- thinks so…" The Guardian. Guardian News and Media Limited. Singularity hypotheses: A Scientific and Philosophical ****essment. Dordrecht: Springer. 2012...
- Location hypotheses of Atlantis are various proposed real-world settings for the legendary island of Atlantis, described as a lost civilization mentioned...
- Carl Jung's collective unconscious.[citation needed] European hypotheses of the swastika are often treated in conjunction with cross symbols in...
- World Hypotheses: a study in evidence (also known as World Hypotheses: Prolegomena to systematic philosophy and a complete survey of metaphysics) is a...
- samples; all have null hypotheses. There are also at least four goals of null hypotheses for significance tests: Technical null hypotheses are used to verify...
- 1296 kHz, Yurek recorded a 5.75 second delay at 432 kHz. None of these hypotheses can explain everything. Only the first mechanism is well established,...
- The origin of the Croats before the great migration of the Slavs is uncertain. The modern Croats are undoubtedly a Slavic people, but the archaeological...