proof-correct


proof-correct
proofˈ-correct transitive verb (printing)
To correct in proof
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Main Entry:proof

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  • proof´er — proof «proof», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a way or means of showing beyond doubt the truth of something: »Is what you say a guess, or have you proof? SYNONYM(S): See syn. under evidence. (Cf. ↑evidence) 2. the establishment of the truth of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Correct — Cor*rect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corrected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Correcting}.] 1. To make right; to bring to the standard of truth, justice, or propriety; to rectify; as, to correct manners or principles. [1913 Webster] This is a defect in the first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proof-lis|ten|er — «PROOF LIHS uh nuhr», noun. a person who listens to talking books to correct errors in pronunciation, context, or the like: »She is a proof listener for the American Foundation for the Blind (New York Times). ╂[patterned after proof reader] …   Useful english dictionary

  • proof — UK US /pruːf/ noun [C usually plural] (also proof copy) ► a printed copy of something that is examined and corrected before the final copies are printed: »We still had time to correct the proofs of the brochure …   Financial and business terms

  • proof — n. conclusive evidence 1) to furnish, give offer, present, produce, provide proof 2) ample, clear, conclusive, convincing, definite, incontestable, indisputable, irrefutable, positive, undeniable, unquestionable proof 3) documentary; mathematical …   Combinatory dictionary

  • proof — /proohf/, n. 1. evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true, or to produce belief in its truth. 2. anything serving as such evidence: What proof do you have? 3. the act of testing or making trial of anything; test; trial: to put a thing to… …   Universalium

  • proof — proof1 W3S2 [pru:f] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(evidence)¦ 2¦(copy)¦ 3¦(mathematics)¦ 4 the proof of the pudding (is in the eating) 5¦(alcohol)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: preuve, from Late Latin proba, from Latin probare; PROBE2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • -proof — a combining form meaning resistant, impervious to that specified by the initial element: burglarproof; childproof; waterproof. * * * proof UK [pruːf] US [pruf] suffix used with some nouns for describing something that will provide protection… …   Useful english dictionary

  • proof — /pruf / (say proohf) noun 1. evidence sufficient to establish a thing as true, or to produce belief in its truth. 2. anything serving as such evidence. 3. the act of testing or making trial of anything; test; a trial: to put a thing to the proof …   Australian English dictionary

  • Proof that the sum of the reciprocals of the primes diverges — In the third century BC, Euclid proved the existence of infinitely many prime numbers. In the 18th century, Leonhard Euler proved a stronger statement: the sum of the reciprocals of all prime numbers diverges. Here, we present a number of proofs… …   Wikipedia