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inferences, plural;
  1. A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning

  2. The process of reaching such a conclusion
    • - his emphasis on order and health, and by inference cleanliness

  1. the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
  2. Inference is the process of drawing a conclusion by applying heuristics (based on logic, statistics etc.) to observations or hypotheses; or by interpolating the next logical step in an intuited pattern. The conclusion drawn is also called an inference. ...
  3. The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction; That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction
  4. (inferencing) The process of making inferences; inferring
  5. (Inferences) The forming of a conclusion from premises rather than explicit information provided in a passage.
  6. (inferences) A statistical inference in which probabilities are interpreted as degrees of belief.
  7. (Inferencing) The matching of user questions and answers to information in a knowledge base within an expert system in order to make a recommendation.
  8. (Inferencing) This is the means by which the learner forms hypotheses, through attending to input, or using the situational context to interpret the input.
  9. (Inferencing) This means using available information to predict or guess the meanings of; e.g. new vocabulary items. ...
  10. (inferencing) The system automatically creates (infers) relations between dragged entities (sketched entities, annotations, and components) and other entities and geometry. This is useful when positioning entities relative to one another.
  11. A conclusion drawn from established facts.
  12. A judgement based on reasoning rather than on direct or explicit statement. A conclusion based on facts or circumstances. For example, advised not to travel alone in temperatures exceeding fifty degrees below zero, the man in Jack London's "To Build a Fire" sets out anyway. ...
  13. The logical process of moving from an indicator or observation to a conclusion or general rule.
  14. an indicator of the extent to which the teacher is the instrument that evaluates whether a student attains a desired objective
  15. (1) This is an umbrella term referring to a final outcome of a study. The outcome may consist of a conclusion about, an understanding of, or an explanation for an event, a behavior, a relationship, or a case. ...
  16. A threat action whereby an unauthorized entity indirectly accesses sensitive data (but not necessarily the data contained in the communication) by reasoning from characteristics or byproducts of communications. ...
  17. The skill of using the results of an investigation based on a premise.
  18. A conclusion that reasonably can be drawn from a particular fact or set of facts. In all cases that involve circumstantial evidence, inferences are drawn from direct facts that support the inference and from which facts no reasonable contrary inference can be drawn. ...
  19. A conclusion arrived at by generalizing from data or reasoning from evidence.
  20. The act of passing from statistical sample data to generalizations (as of the value of population parameters), usually with calculated degrees of certainty, is inference. Source: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed.)
  21. A piece of reasoning consisting of one or more premises and a conclusion. See also valid.
  22. A deduction drawn from a fact that is in evidence.
  23. A conclusion reached through reasoning. Inference is used to reach conclusions when information is implied but not stated as a certainty.
  24. An inference is reasoning based on observation and experience. To infer is to arrive at a decision or opinion by reasoning from known facts. For example, I can see that someone is smiling. From this, I can infer from my experience that he is happy. ...
  25. A series of wffs or propositions in which some (called premises) support another (called the conclusion). Also the act of concluding the conclusion from the premises. See conclusion; deduction; derivation; induction; premise; proof.