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Overview of noun proof

The noun proof has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) proof, cogent evidence

(any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it")

2. (8) proof

(a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it)

3. proof

(a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume))

4. proof, test copy, trial impression

((printing) an impression made to check for errors)

5. proof

(a trial photographic print from a negative)

6. validation, proof, substantiation

(the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something)


Overview of verb proof

The verb proof has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. proof

(make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset)

2. proof

(knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough")

3. proofread, proof

(read for errors; "I should proofread my manuscripts")

4. proof

(activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk; "proof yeast")

5. proof

(make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer")


Overview of adj proof

The adj proof has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. proof

((used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand; "temptation-proof"; "childproof locks")

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