Definition of Axioms

1. Noun. (plural of axiom) ¹



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Definition of Axioms

1. axiom [n] - See also: axiom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axioms

axiomatizable
axiomatization
axiomatizations
axiomatize
axiomatized
axiomatizes
axiomatizing
axiomesial
axiomesiocervical
axiomesiodistal
axiomesiodistal plane
axiomesiogingival
axiomesioincisal
axiomless
axiomlike
axioms (current term)
axion
axionic
axionlike
axions
axioplasm
axiopodium
axiopulpal
axiosymmetric
axioversion
axipetal
axiramificate
axis
axis-traction forceps
axis bulbi externus

Literary usage of Axioms

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1. The Foundations of Geometry by David Hilbert (1902)
"axioms 3-7 of group I are the only space axioms. In order to show clearly the significance of these axioms of space, let us assume a plane geometry and ..."

2. The Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary and the Secondary School by Jacob William Albert Young (1906)
"For a system of axioms which is irreducible, it is requisite that the set be ... The example of a system of axioms given above makes it clear that it is not ..."

3. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1813)
"THERE are a sort of propositions, which under the name of maxims and axioms have passed for principles of science ; and because they are self-evident, ..."

4. A Scrap-book of Elementary Mathematics: Notes, Recreations, Essays by William Frank White (1908)
"For although no mistake has been made in the algebraic operation, the citation of axioms as authority for these steps opens the way for a pupil to divide ..."

5. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1906)
"Thought and Things : Genetic Logic (i) " axioms " and (2) " postulates " is that between (i) the Relation matter on the one hand, together with the science ..."

6. Elements of Logic: Together with an Introductory View of Philosophy in by Henry Philip Tappan (1856)
"I. axioms, in themselves, primary universal and necessary intuitive truths, ... axioms are related also as logical antecedents to our cognitions. ..."

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