Proof
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An effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial. |
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Proof may refer to:
- Proof (truth), argument or sufficient evidence for the truth of a proposition
- Formal proof
- Mathematical proof, a convincing demonstration that some mathematical statement is necessarily true
- Proof theory, a branch of mathematical logic that represents proofs as formal mathematical objects
- Alcohol proof, a measure of an alcoholic drink's strength
- Artist's proof, a single print taken during the printmaking process
- Galley proof, a preliminary version of a publication
- Prepress proof, a facsimile of press artwork for job verification
- Proof coinage, coins once made as a test, but now specially struck for collectors
- Proofreading, reviewing a manuscript or artwork for errors or improvements
- Proofing (baking technique), the process by which a yeast-leavened dough rises, also called "proving"
In entertainment:
- Proof (TV series), an Irish TV drama/thriller
- Proof, 1980 B/W student film by Black-and-white, expanded to Fandango
- Proof (1991 film), an Australian film by Jocelyn Moorhouse
- Proof (play), a play by David Auburn
- Proof (2005 film), a film by John Madden, based on the play
- Proof (rapper) (1973–2006), American rapper and member of D12
- Proof (comics), a comic series from Image Comics
- "Proof", a 1942 hard SF short story by Hal Clement
- "Proof", a song by Coldplay from "Speed of Sound"
- "Proof" (I Am Kloot song), a song by I Am Kloot from their eponymous second album
- "Proof", a song by Paul Simon from The Rhythm of the Saints
- "Proof", a song by Happy Rhodes from Many Worlds Are Born Tonight
- "Proof", a song by angela
- "Proof", a song by Mell
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See also
- Proofing (disambiguation)
- Argument
- Theory of justification, in epistemology, a reason for or explanation of a proposition or belief
- Philosophic burden of proof
- Proof complexity
- Proof procedure
- Provability logic
- A recursively enumerable set, also known as a "provable set"
- Homeopathic proving, a homeopathic procedure
- Proof of concept
- Proof test, for a firearm
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Legal
- Evidence, information which tends to determine or demonstrate the truth of a proposition
- Evidence (law), tested evidence or a legal proof
- Legal burden of proof
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