# theory

### theory

*englanti*teoria

**Liittyvät sanat:**
scientific theory

## Synonyymisanakirja

### theory

reduktionismi, käsite, mielle, mielikuva, konsepti, oletus, teoria.

## Rimmaavat sanat

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## Englannin sanakirja

### theory (englanti > suomi)

### theory englanniksi

Mental conception; reflection, consideration.*puhekieltä**(defdate)***1646**,*(w)*,*Pseudodoxia Epidemica*, VII.19:A coherent statement or set of ideas that explains observed facts or phenomenon phenomena, or which sets out the laws and principles of something known or observed; a hypothesis confirmed by observation, experiment etc.*puhekieltä**(defdate)***2002**, Duncan Steel,*The Guardian*, 23 May 2002:**2003**,*(w)*,*A Short History of Nearly Everything*, BCA, p. 118:**2009**,*(w)*,*The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence for Evolution*, Bantam, p. 10:{{quote-magazine|date=2012-01

The underlying principles or methods of a given technical skill, art etc., as opposed to its practice.*puhekieltä**(defdate)***1990**, Tony Bennett,*Outside Literature*, p. 139:**1998**, Elizabeth Souritz,*The Great History of Russian Ballet*:A field of study attempting to exhaustively describe a particular class of constructs.*puhekieltä**(defdate)**Knot***theory**classifies the mappings of a circle into 3-space.A hypothesis or conjecture.

*(defdate)***1999**, Wes DeMott,*Vapors*:**2003**, Sean Coughlan,*The Guardian*, 21 Jun 2003:A set of axioms together with all statements derivable from them.*puhekieltä**Equivalently,*a formal language plus a set of axioms (from which can then be derived theorems).*A***theory**is consistent if it has a model.