DICTIONARY


Definition of HYPOTHESIS

noun : HYPOTHESIS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations ;

  • 2. (

    ) a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices" ;


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