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indirect evidence

noun as in secondary evidence

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There is indirect evidence regarding how and when animals may have appeared.

“There’s lots of indirect evidence that the airborne route — breathing it in — is dominant,” says Linsey Marr, a civil and environmental engineer at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, who studies viruses in the air.

The fact that the milk and cookies are gone on Christmas morning serves as a form of indirect evidence, and when children interact with a Santa figure at the mall, it further reinforces that belief.

Whenever possible, they recorded the person’s level of formal avalanche education, and they also ranked the person’s experience based on indirect evidence available in incident reports and interviews.

Additionally, if inflation happened, it was so early on that we can only ever see indirect evidence for it.

We have indirect evidence enough, however, to make good the statements in the preceding paragraphs.

Comparisons may be made between the two signs; but this is secondary or indirect evidence, and depends largely on argument.

The progress of the individual mind is not only an illustration, but an indirect evidence of that of the general mind.

For it throws us entirely upon such indirect evidence as he may (so to speak) involuntarily afford.

Let us now turn to another and much more important line of indirect evidence in favour of moderated Lamarckianism.


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