Definitions for "Theory"
A doctrine, or scheme of things, which terminates in speculation or contemplation, without a view to practice; hypothesis; speculation.
An exposition of the general or abstract principles of any science; as, the theory of music.
The science, as distinguished from the art; as, the theory and practice of medicine.
a description of some part of reality by using monadic (collective) words or other monadic symbols
a general statement that systematically calls attention to regularities and patterns
an idealized model of how some aspect of reality works
Known and practiced opening, middlegame and endgame variations and positions. Opening theory is also referred to as “the book.
Chess information and knowledge to be found in books, based on the games and study of MASTERS. Books on OPENINGS contain OPENING THEORY: moves of MASTER games with comments and evaluations. There is also a lot of ENDGAME THEORY.
Known and played variations and positions in any phase of the game. Opening theory is also known as the "book."
a best, albeit imperfect, attempt to report the truth about how the world works
a member), use (albeit an erroneous) mechanism of change
an understanding of the world which has the possibility of being altered as new information modifies the individual's perception of the world
Keywords:  polysaccharide, wall, plant, cell
a polysaccharide found in plant cell wall
a polysaccharide found in plant cell walls
theoreo = I contemplate, consider.
Keywords:  drivel, load
a load of drivel
a description of something that is supposed to happen, or supposed to be possible
a mental model of something
a relationship of the model to the things the model is supposed to represent
a Broad and Comprehensive Statement of what is THOUGHT TO BE TRUE
a statement of what causes what and why
a thought, and as a thought, it must preclude the thinker
Keywords:  creed, tool
a species of thinking, and its right to exist is coextensive with its power of resisting extinction by its rivals
a hunch that a detective comes up with in a murder mystery
a simplification and extension of current work in automaton based image compression
Lecture, reading, discussion, presentation of research, and other activities for understanding the rationale underlying new training and/or job skills.
A research group looking at theoretical computer science.
a collection of connected tenets that become themes joined with a general thesis
a framework for the organization of new data that was itself drawn constructively from experience and imagination
a logically self-consistent model or framework for describing
a way of categorizing or generalizing a group of particular experiences
an organized system of accepted knowlege
Keywords:  tales, architect, belief, dead, tell
a belief that can guide behavior; "the architect has a theory that more is less"; "they killed him on the theory that dead men tell no tales"
Keywords:  timeline, showing, time
a timeline showing many of the time
a disaccharide composed of basic elements that cannot be broken down to substances with different chemical or physical properties
Keywords:  swiss, knife, army, bit
a bit like a Swiss army knife
a chainofexistence extending from your cells back to the site at the right time
a member), use RNA (ribonucleic acid) as the physical carrier of inheritance
a formal language that specifies the characteristics of relationships
an unbroken web of relationships that describes a mechanism
a design which is laid like a template against what it conceives to be a similar form or shape
Keywords:  confusion, strategy
a strategy for confusion
The word theory has a number of distinct meanings in different fields of knowledge, depending on their methodologies and the context of discussion.
Keywords:  brief, definitions, see
See Brief definitions
Keywords:  believes, work, future, author, piece
a piece of work which no one believes but the author
a system describing how some process works, how it has worked in the past and how it will be found to work in the future
Keywords:  premise, appears, new, working, changes
a working premise that changes often when new information appears
a well founded answer supported by a large body of evidence
a potential instrument for dealing with practice
Keywords:  kind
a certain kind of because
Keywords:  music, study, together
The study of how music is put together.
Keywords:  instrument
Keywords:  reflection, created, person
a reflection of the person who created it
a law that describes some effect we can measure in the universe
Keywords:  fixed, operator, point
a fixed point of such an operator) L
Keywords:  means, organizing, data
a means of organizing data
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