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In July, his group reported a set of original conjectures and proofs generated and verified by machines.

If he and Heule could prove that this rewriting system always terminates, they’d prove that the conjecture is true.

“The computers said no, so we know the conjecture does hold,” said Heule.

Bloom and Sisask have only proved the conjecture for evenly spaced triples, not for longer arithmetic progressions, a task that currently seems out of reach.

Zurek and Verlinde’s approach will only work if our universe is holographic — a conjecture that is far from established.

Invited to explain how that might be possible, he offered a confused conjecture about how he might have blacked out.

And it is conjecture, based on the sketchy bits of evidence we possess.

After all, the innermost sexual longings of presidents, both living and dead, have long been the stuff of rumor and conjecture.

It is not a conjecture, and so many of these groups it is basically donor capture.

Mr. Rove, you make these claims purely as conjecture without any facts, fanned by the emotions of your partisanship.

Conjecture, lost in the mazy distance, gladly lays hold of something substantial in the shape of snuff's first royal patron.

Another conjecture is, that she was acquainted with some political secrets, and that fear caused her death.

After this striking confirmation of my conjecture, I think no more need be said.

I cannot send you the least account or even conjecture of Lords to be created or Commons to be dissolved.

The circumstance that the system was only used for instrumental music is at least in harmony with this conjecture.


On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conjecture, such as: guesswork, hunch, hypothesis, inference, supposition, and conclusion.

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