Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. théorie, L. theoria, Gr. a beholding, spectacle, contemplation, speculation, fr. a spectator, to see, view. See Theater
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. theōrēma—theōrein, to view—theasthai, to see.
By the study of theory supplemented by the experimental application of theory to practice, as by drawing, design, etc.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Undemonstrated and undemonstrable theory?
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Facts do not confirm the theory.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
Give the theory for the formation of carbonic acid and watery vapor thrown out of the system.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
It is a theory of process and not a theory of creation.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
A general theory of catalytic phenomena does not at present exist.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
He has perfected the theory of the military State, and he has acted consistently on the theory.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
The theory of nationality is involved in the democratic theory of the sovereignty of the general will.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
But this theory has not led to any effective treatment.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Also the objective theory of contract has undermined the very citadel of the will theory.
"An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law" by Roscoe Pound
In youth, it was a way I had
To do my best to please,
And change, with every passing lad,
To suit his theories.
"Indian Summer" by Dorothy Parker
Great Nature's hand, in every plan,
Had laid in wise design,
But what design, or use, is in
This theory of thine?
"A Thought Of Heaven" by Madge Morris Wagner
Like Georgia shining in her beauty,
Like a land of light by open seas,
It beckons-veiled within a mist
Of wild surmise and theories.
"Here—now—our age of socialism!..." by Boris Pasternak
They bring us the blessing of blessings,
Which few were looking to see —
A firm and unchangeable Union,
In fact, as in theory, free!
"Columbia's Guardian Angels" by Henry Clay Work
Up on the theory of flight.
Dear God of the wildness of poetry, let them mate
To the death in the rotten branches,
Let the tree sway and burst into flame
"For The Last Wolverine" by James Dickey
Night after night they argued how the kangaroo was born,
And each one held the other’s stupid theories in scorn,
Bill believed it was ‘born inside,’ Jim declared it was born out—
Each as to his own opinions never had the slightest doubt.
"Bill and Jim Fall Out" by Henry Lawson
The tides in human evolutionary theory began to shift, because it turns out bonobos are very much unlike chimps.
The Obama administration's theory of Middle East appears to have 'broken down completely'.
Lauren Gunderson's new play is more compelling in theory than in execution.
Here, we explain three new theories for how cancer may form.
Great ball of iron or theory full of hot air.
He mistakes a special for a general theory of the Obama presidency.
Conspiracy buffs don't let facts get in the way of a good conspiracy theory.
My post-IDSA conference thoughts lead me to believe that a serious body of thought and methodology is being built that is successfully challenging traditional management theory.
Two results from the beginning of the universe suggest that existing theories of it, though strange, are correct.
Economic theory suggests that when a major input cost goes up, the industry utilizing that input reduces its production.
New theories emerge about the long-ago collision that transformed our night sky.
After a half-century of watching television, I've finally got something to show for it — my very own theory.
Basic economic theory says that in a perfectly competitive market, rivals will eventually eat up any excess profits earned by a successful business.
Featured guest chef Anthony Suter, resident composer and music theory professor at the University of Redlands, will treat guests to a multicourse meal.
" Darwin and his theory are dead," says Mr Oktar, founder and honorary president of the Science Research Foundation, an Istanbul outfit dedicated to debunking the Victorian-era English naturalist.
String perturbation theory provides an effective description of these theories only is well described by 6 dimensional : theory.
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
Also considered are a new type of ﬁeld theory, and indications from black hole physics and the cosmological constant problem that effective ﬁeld theories may not completely describe theories of gravity.
The Utility of Quantum Field Theory
We also perturb the model to Nc = (2, 0) model and show that the partition function of the theory is sum of contributions of the generalized Donaldson-Witten theory in the previous section and a generalized version of Seiberg-Witten theory.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
These symmetries, and the fact that a large class of ﬁeld theories can be formulated as decoupling limits of string theories, have been used to derive many examples of ﬁeld theory dualities, as well as dual correspondences between ﬁeld theories and supergravity theories.
Duality Cascade and Oblique Phases in Non-Commutative Open String Theory
Therefore, matrix string theory (or a two dimensional super Yang-Mills theory) can be considered as a microscopic description of the world volume theory of wrapped membranes in M theory.
Perturbative dynamics of matrix string for the membrane