willful suspension of all interpretations of experience that are not absolutely certain: used as a method of deriving, by elimination of such uncertainties, axioms upon which to base theories.
the collection of all ordered pairs of two given sets such that the first elements of the pairs are chosen from one set and the second elements from the other set: this procedure generalizes to an infinite number of sets. noun (maths, logic) the set of all ordered pairs of members of two given sets. […]
Mathematics. Euclidean space. ordinary two- or three-dimensional space. any vector space on which a real-valued inner product is defined.
noun the amount a cart can hold Historical Examples If we had only thought a little, we could have taken out a cartful of papers and given pleasure to hundreds. A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium Hugh Gibson Then came the cartful of our dead, whom we were carrying with us to insure their […]
an ancient city-state in N Africa, near modern Tunis: founded by the Phoenicians in the middle of the 9th century b.c.; destroyed in 146 b.c. in the last of the Punic Wars. a town in central Missouri. Contemporary Examples With a breathtaking view over the bay and the ruins of Carthage, we could see all […]