Meaning of AXIOM
Pronunciation:   'akseeum



Matching Terms:   axiological, axiology, axiom of choice, axiom of comprehension, axiom*, axiomatic, axiomatic architecture description language, axiomatic semantics, axiomatic set theory, axiomatical, axiomatically

Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:  
A commercially available subset of scratchpad, from ibm. ["Axiom  The Scientific Computing System", R. Jenks et al, Springer 1992].
A wellformed formula which is taken to be true without proof in the construction of a theory. Compare: lemma.


Thesaurus Terms 

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