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Such big-picture cultural observations are a jumping-off point to infer what colors, silhouettes, and fabrics will be the macro trends in fashion up to two years in advance.
TECH-SAVVY FASHION FORECASTERS ALREADY KNOW WHAT YOU’LL BE WEARING IN TWO YEARSRACHAEL ZISKFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Their goal was to see if they could infer how the flat-toothed predators crushed their prey without disturbing their dinner time.
LISTEN TO THE SOOTHING SOUNDS OF A SNACKING STINGRAYPURBITA SAHAFEBRUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
To reconstruct how that happened, the researchers used bioinformatics to infer the ancestral sequences for about 550 chemokines in today’s animals.
SOME PROTEINS CHANGE THEIR FOLDS TO PERFORM DIFFERENT JOBSVIVIANE CALLIERFEBRUARY 3, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Now, various teams are developing new ways to infer exactly how the multiverse bubbles and what happens when those bubble universes collide.
PHYSICISTS STUDY HOW UNIVERSES MIGHT BUBBLE UP AND COLLIDECHARLIE WOODJANUARY 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Once we know the projected scoring margin, we can infer an implied win percentage.
GONZAGA HAS A GOOD CHANCE TO GO UNDEFEATED AND WIN THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPNEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These data could be used to infer fertility decisions for each year in the sample, which could then be measured against state car-seat laws to see if car-seat requirements were indeed decreasing third-birth fertility.
HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY CARE ABOUT CHILDREN? (EP. 447)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 14, 2021FREAKONOMICS
A physicist can reasonably infer a proton’s size from the “charge radius”—roughly the averaged spatial extent of quark orbits inside.
A BREAKTHROUGH IN MEASURING THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF NATURE - FACTS SO ROMANTICSUBODH PATILJANUARY 8, 2021NAUTILUS
We should infer also from some of the early stage plays, that the "players" used the weed even when acting their parts.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
From this place some commentators infer that this king became a true convert, and dying not long after, was probably saved.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
We must not, however, infer that there was a large Egyptian element in the Canaanitish Pantheon.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INFER

  • assume
  • bank on
  • be afraid
  • conclude
  • conjecture
  • consider
  • count on
  • depend
  • figure
  • gather
  • guess
  • infer
  • jump the gun
  • posit
  • postulate
  • predicate
  • premise
  • presuppose
  • pretend
  • rely
  • speculate
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • take for granted
  • take it
  • think
  • trust
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