axiomatical

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj axiomatical of or relating to or derived from axioms "axiomatic physics","the postulational method was applied to geometry"- S.S.Stevens"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Axiomatical Of or pertaining to an axiom; having the nature of an axiom; self-evident; characterized by axioms. "Axiomatical truth.""The stores of axiomatic wisdom."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • axiomatical Of the nature of an axiom; axiomatic.
    • axiomatical Of or pertaining to axioms or received first principles: as, “materials of axiomatical knowledge,”
    • axiomatical In logic, of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a proposition, whether true or false.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

On the other hand, it is axiomatic that a penniless man is perfectly safe anywhere.
"The Black Bag" by Louis Joseph Vance
Indeed, so often and so glibly has the quotation been made that it is well-nigh axiomatic and altogether trite.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
It is axiomatic, and has the same place in psychology that axioms have in mathematics.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
This book began with the axiomatic statement that the symbol is the thing.
"The Sky Is Falling" by Lester del Rey
These are sufficiently axiomatic.
"Aliens or Americans?" by Howard B. Grose
Conscience, from the point of view we are now considering, is just as fundamental and axiomatic as will, or intuition, or sensation.
"The Complex Vision" by John Cowper Powys
It is axiomatic that to change results we deal with causes.
"The Arena" by Various
It was axiomatic that there had to be some sort of vertical structure to society, naturally.
"The Highest Treason" by Randall Garrett
That 'matter is not itself alive' Professor Knight seems to regard as an axiomatic truth.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
That is an axiomatic certainty.
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In news:

IT USED TO BE AXIOMATIC that a car radio that comes with the car can't be very good.
It seems axiomatic that the more precise we try to be, the less certain we become.
It is an unexamined assumption on the part of gun-control activists that the possession of a firearm by a law-abiding person will almost axiomatically cause that person to fire it at another human being in a moment of stress.
Kids will play, fall and get hurt with or without inflated bouncers, and it's axiomatic that more usage would mean more accidents.
With her large, if rare, grin and high forehead, Liv Ullmann was always the least dreamy of the axiomatic New Wave–era actresses—she was no one's Anna Karina or Monica Vitti—and the most discomfitingly fierce.
HATTIESBURG — It's become axiomatic to talk of an overall nursing shortage in the health care profession, but no less of a concern, according to some observers, is the lack of nurses sporting PhD s.
 It is axiomatic that statistics are often misleading and Los Angeles Police Department data citing a major drop in homicides citywide is a prime example.
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In science:

Lepowsky, On axiomatic approaches to vertex operator algebras and modules, Memoirs Amer.
Simple vertex operator algebras are nondegenerate
We shall deliberately ignore most of the technical subtleties involved in the passage between the Wightman axiomatic formulation of QFT (in terms of fields, which are unbounded-operator valued distributions) and the Haag-Kastler algebraic formulation (in terms of localized observables, which are bounded operators).
Generalized free fields and the AdS-CFT correspondence
We would like to thank the organizers of the conferences Axiomatic and enriched homotopy theory (Cambridge, September 2002) and Intersection theory and moduli (Trieste September 2002), in which some of the material in the present note has been reported.
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
It might be therefore desirable to inspect the axiomatics of Shannon’s information theory to find out whether some “plausible” generalization is possible.
Information theory and generalized statistics
The mean defined in Eq.(3) is the so called quasi–linear mean and it constitutes the most general mean compatible with Kolmogorov’s axiomatics [8,14]. R´enyi then proved that when the postulate of additivity for independent events is applied to Eq.(3) it dramatically restricts the class of possible g ’s.
Information theory and generalized statistics
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