porism definition

  • noun:
    • A proposition affirming the alternative of finding such conditions because will render a certain determinate issue indeterminate or with the capacity of innumerable solutions.
    • A corollary.
    • A proposition affirming the possibility of finding such conditions because will make a certain determinate issue indeterminate or with the capacity of innumerable solutions.
    • A corollary.
    • a kind of mathematical idea one of the Greeks, concerning the nature that there continues to be much dispute.
    • Synonyms See inference.

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