Definitions of proof:
  • noun:   a trial photographic print from a negative
  • noun:   any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    Example: "If you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
  • noun:   (printing) an impression made to check for errors
  • noun:   a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
  • noun:   a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
  • noun:   the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
  • verb:   activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk
    Example: "Proof yeast"
  • verb:   knead to reach proper lightness
    Example: "Proof dough"
  • verb:   make resistant to water, sound, errors, etc.
    Example: "Proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
  • verb:   make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
  • verb:   read for errors
    Example: "I should proofread my manuscripts"

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