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v. to present evidence and/or logic that makes a fact seem certain. What a party must do to convince a trier of fact (judge or jury without a judge) as to facts claimed and to win a lawsuit or criminal case. (See: proof)

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Managing director Chris Kirby says: We've seen the value the Proving Factory can give us in terms of engineering knowledge and manufacturing techniques.
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These proving devices can be divided into two categories: primary and secondary.
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Finally, unlike asbestos, mold was never a useful product created by a manufacturer that contained a harmful toxin, so proving liability becomes more tenuous.
Despite the simplicity of this proposed solution, proving Kepler's conjecture turned out to be elusive for centuries and, in the end, required the assistance of a computer.
Lenaers, commanding general, United States Army Ordnance Center/commandant, United States Army Ordnance Schools, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to commanding general, United States Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich.
CPAs should advise companies to maintain a log of business aircraft use proving the percentage of business vs.
Losses must be claimed in the first year an identifiable event occurs proving the security is worthless, unless there is a reasonable possibility of the security regaining worth, no losses are allowed for partial worthlessness.
Proving the truth or falsehood of Cantor's continuum hypothesis boils down to answering this: Where does the set of real numbers sit in the hierarchy of infinite sets?
First, investigators have difficulty proving that anyone involved acted with intent to defraud, especially promoters of the scheme.