Glossary of terms used on this site

There are 1018 entries in this glossary.
Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begins with Contains Exact term
All a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w y z
Term Definition
theory

a coherent group of propositions used as principles for the explanation of some phenomenon. It is stronger than a hypothesis which is a conjecture still to be tested whereas a theory has more weight in terms of its credibility.