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 Alcoholic proof - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Alcoholic proof
Proof spirit (or 100% proof spirit) acquired its name from a solution of alcohol in water which, when used to moisten gunpowder, contained just enough alcohol to permit it to burn.
In practice, the degrees proof of an alcoholic drink is based on the specific gravity of an aqueous solution containing the same amount of alcohol as the drink.
The USA uses a different proof scale to the UK; a US whisky of 80 degrees proof on the US scale would be 70 degrees proof on the UK scale.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Alcoholic+proof   (190 words)

  
 Mathematical Proof Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In mathematics, a proof is a demonstration that, assuming certain axioms, some statement is necessarily true.
The distinction between formal and informal proofs has led to much examination of current and historical mathematical practice, quasi-empiricism in mathematics, and so-called folk mathematics (in both senses of that term).
Proof by construction: (also known as proof by example) constructing a concrete example with a property to show that something having that property exists.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Mathematical_proof   (709 words)

  
 The Burden of Proof - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In IRL courts, there are two standards of proof: Preponderance of Evidence and Beyond Reasonable Doubt.
This sort of pass-game is well-known to players of Magic: The Gathering, where spells are set on stack and resolve in reverse order.
Once all passes of the burden of proof are put on stack, they resolve in reverse order.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/The_Burden_of_Proof   (197 words)

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