in evidence

Definitions

  • Making “trialls” of iron. Evidences of an earth oven or small furnace were discovered at Jamestown during archeological explorations. Small amounts of iron may have been smelted in the furnace during the early years of the settlement. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
    Making “trialls” of iron. Evidences of an earth oven or small furnace were discovered at Jamestown during archeological explorations. Small amounts of iron may have been smelted in the furnace during the early years of the settlement. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj in evidence clearly to be seen "they were much in evidence during the fighting","she made certain that her engagement ring was in evidence"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: No evidence of man's evolutionary ancestors has so far been found in either North or South America. Fossils and other remains suggest that the first Americans crossed the Bering Straits (which at the time was dry land) from Asia between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.
    • In evidence received by the court as competent evidence: plainly visible, conspicuous—a penny-a-liner's phrase adopted from the Fr. en evidence
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Quotations

  • James Anderton
    James Anderton
    “Everywhere I go I see increasing evidence of people swirling about in a human cesspit of their own making.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    “Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.”
  • Tryon Edwards
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    “Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.”
  • Carl Rogers
    Carl Rogers
    “The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
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    “Faith. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.”
  • Lord Chief Justice Parker
    Lord Chief Justice Parker
    “A judge is not supposed to know anything about the facts of life until they have been presented in evidence and explained to him at least three times.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. evidens, -entise, out, vidēre, to see.

Usage

In literature:

She had declared her faith in his innocence in spite of circumstantial evidence.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
In that case you can't be forced to give evidence against your own people and your friends.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Heimley was not in sight, for he was evidently down in his carpenter-shop under the stage.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Were the least shadow of a fault in evidence, you may be assured that it would have been readily found.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
Every toilet article that she had used was in evidence, and in a place never designed for its occupancy.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
The large fish is in evidence, however, not yet at hand.
"Cupology" by Clara
If I had been found asleep in the ditch, that would have been no evidence against me.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
Competition here, in securing proselytes, differs little, except in name, from that everywhere in evidence between commercial organizations.
"The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul" by Jirah D. Buck
In a few days his pain had diminished, and it was evident that he would be out in a fortnight or so.
"The Dodge Club" by James De Mille
For some time Master Bacon paced back and forth in silence, evidently wrapped in his own thoughts.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
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In poetry:

I would have taken the page
breathing in the crime!
For no evidence have I wrung from dreams—
yet what triumph is there in private credence?
"I Held A Shelley Manuscript" by Gregory Corso
Bright and glorious is that revelation,
Written all over this great world of ours;
Making evident our own creation,
In these stars of earth, these golden flowers.
"Voices Of The Night : Flowers" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Her advocate did plead full sore,
That he her freedom might restore,
The noble judge had still the more
Another mind;
By evidence in whom, therefore,
The truth did find.
"The Death Of Thomas Stoddart" by Susannah Hawkins
In apron suit the Bishop stood;
The crowding people kindly viewed.
A gaunt grey woman he saw rise
On air, with most beseeching eyes:
And evident as light in dark
It was, she set to him for mark.
"Jump-To-Glory Jane" by George Meredith
I look in one's face, and the shadows
Are lifted: and, lo, I can see,
Through windows of evident being,
That open on eternity,
The form of the essence of Beauty
God clothes with His own mystery.
"Clairvoyance" by Madison Julius Cawein
And though at first she was blooming,
And the new firm started strong,
And though Uncle Sammy loved her,
And tried to help her along,
She faded away in silence, and 'twas evident something was wrong.
"Uncle Sammy" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

Tampa said their research has identified evidence of more grave shafts in and around a cemetery at the now-shuttered school in the Panhandle city of Marianna.
A fourth guard , Manuel Marquez, was not named in the federal indictment because the US Attorney said there was no evidence he participated in unlawful conduct, according to the US Attorney's Office.
This progress is evident in the industry's continually falling LTI rate and improvements in other benchmarks, for instance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates declined last month in more than half of the 372 largest US cities, further evidence of steady improvement in the job market.
Unemployment rates declined last month in more than half of the 372 largest US cities, further evidence of steady improvement in the job market.
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates declined last month in more than half of the 372 largest US cities, further evidence of steady improvement in the job market.
I'm talking about tunnel vision: the tendency of investigators to seize on an early piece of evidence that appears to implicate the defendant, and to hold on to their belief in his guilt even as other evidence points to his innocence .
Pace makes the race — it's one of the oldest verities and cliches in racing, but seldom was it so plainly evident as in the surprise outcome of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
My own prejudices are suddenly in evidence too.
Anyone prosecuting BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall and offensive coordinator Brandon Doman in a case of mismanaging their quarterbacks would have only limited evidence of James Lark 's ability in games.
Touring damage that is still in evidence in Far Rockaway, Queens, Republican Leader Dean Skelos and Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeff Klein announced the creation of a bipartisan Task Force on Sandy Recovery.
(AP) — A West Liberty football player has been released from jail after the school presented evidence he was on campus and not in Florida, where he was accused of being involved in a fatal robbery.
There's certainly no farm-to-table Italian mantra in evidence.
Jeffersonian intern Colin Fisher (guest star Joel David Moore, R) brings Brennan (Emily Deschanel, L) important evidence in "The Method in the Madness " episode of BONES airing Monday, Nov 5 (8:00-9:00 PM) on FOX 50.
South African police may have altered evidence and planted weapons after they shot dead 34 striking miners near Lonmin's Marikana mines in August, according to photographic evidence presented at a commission of inquiry into the killings.
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In science:

In addition, in the shell model evidence was found for the occurrence of pairing properties , and in the IBM for vibrational and rotational bands [6,7].
How random are random nuclei? Shapes, triangles and kites
First evidence in support was introduced by Tinsley & Deen in the form of a correlation between Forbush events and a reduction in the Vorticity Area Index in winter months.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
In fact, the authors in Ref. pointed out that there is no conclusive experimental evidence for localization of EM waves in 2D.
Are waves all localized in two dimensional random media?
In contrast, the gauge freedom in free Maxwell theory is represented by a single arbitrary scalar variable f (k) (3) which can be expressed (without any restrictions) in terms of the two parameters of W (p, q ) in the gauge generation by little group as is evident from (9).
Translational groups as generators of gauge transformations
Sadri and Toni mainly aim at putting in evidence the contribution of logic to knowledge representation formalisms and to basic mechanisms and languages for agents and MAS modeling.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
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