Ampliation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ampliation (Civil Law) A postponement of the decision of a cause, for further consideration or re-argument.
    • Ampliation Enlargement; amplification.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ampliation Enlargement; amplification.
    • n ampliation In Roman law, a delaying to pass sentence; a postponement of a decision in order to obtain further evidence.
    • n ampliation In logic, such a modification of the verb of a proposition as makes the subject denote objects which without such modification it would not denote, especially things existing in the past and future. Thus, in the proposition, “Some man may be Antichrist,” the modal auxiliary may enlarges the breadth of man, and makes it apply to future men as well as to those who now exist.
    • n ampliation In French law: A duplicate of an acquittance or other instrument.
    • n ampliation A notary's copy of acts passed before him, delivered to the parties.
    • n ampliation In medicine, dilatation or distention of a canal or cavity.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Ampliation enlarging, an enlargement
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ampliatio,: cf. F. ampliation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L. amplus, large.

Usage

In literature:

Hence such a proposition has been called ampliative.
"Logic" by Carveth Read
Ampliate -us: moderately dilated.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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In science:

We denote all scalar products by h., .i and identify operators and their ampliations if no confusion arises.
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
Xk (σ) ⊗ 1⊗∞)(P (σ)⊗(l−1) ⊗ 1 ⊗ P (σ)⊗∞) of an ampliation of Xk (σ) into bB⊗∞ and a pro jection indexed by σ .
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
X = X(l, k) is the (l, k)-th ampliation of x ∈ Al into bA1 and P = P(l, σ), where l ∈ L, k ∈ N, σ ∈ P (N).
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
This is exactly what is not true of ampliative inference, and it is what has led some writers (e.g., [Morgan, 1998]) to deny that there is any such thing as a nonmonotonic logic.
Evaluating Defaults
For m ≥ 0, let us consider the ampliation of the maps Θ, b and β as maps from A N B(Γfr( ˆk0 )) into itself.
Quantum random walks and their convergence
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