theorisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n theorisation the production or use of theories
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n theorisation etc. See theorization, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

I theorise from external evidence, and then try, with such brains as God has given me, to prove my theories.
"The Bishop's Secret" by Fergus Hume
It is easy to theorise when one is not in danger.
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
Now, to theorise about men is seldom very satisfactory; but to theorise about women is to weigh gossamer and measure moonbeams.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
But this is merely later theorising to fit a theology in being.
"The Religion of Ancient Egypt" by W. M. Flinders Petrie
Each had a worship of prehistoric antiquity, and it is vain to theorise on their original relation to each other.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
This sense, they tell us, has been lost as a result of our theorising about the origin of moral evil.
"The Message and the Man:" by J. Dodd Jackson
He was a theoriser about society before he was a poet.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 3 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
You are theorising, dear, and there's not an argument against you.
"A Question of Marriage" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
To tax a free public library for doing its beneficent work is theorising gone mad.
"The Library and Society" by Various
Escosura confesses himself reduced to conjecture, and thus theorises on the subject.
"An Architect's Note-book in Spain" by Matthew Digby Wyatt
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In science:

Therefore instead of theorising, we employ moving averages.
On a Possible Indicator of Homogeneity of the Universe
So we theorise a direct method to generate all possible primitive and non-primitive triples for a given number (one leg of a right angle triangle).
A Direct Method To Generate Pythagorean Triples And Its Generalization To Pythagorean Quadruples And n-tuples
This is supported by the distributional hypothesis from linguistics that theorises that words that occur in the same context tend to have similar meanings.
Document Clustering Evaluation: Divergence from a Random Baseline
Pryor (2004) theorised that End Users test their spreadsheets by using the ‘sniff’ test.
Exploring Human Factors in Spreadsheet Development
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