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n (countable) An effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial.
n (uncountable) The degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments which induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.
n The quality or state of having been proved or tried; firmness or hardness which resists impression, or doesn't yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies.
n (uncountable|obsolete) Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken.
n (countable|printing) A proof sheet; a trial impression, as from type, taken for correction or examination.
n (countable|logic|mathematics) A sequence of statements consisting of axioms, assumptions, statements already demonstrated in another proof, and statements that logically follow from previous statements in the sequence, and which concludes with a statement that is the object of the proof.
n (countable|mathematics) A process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed. Compare prove, transitive verb, 5.
n (obsolete) Armour of excellent or tried quality, and deemed impenetrable; properly, armour of proof.
n (US) A measure of the alcohol content of liquor. Originally, in Britain, 100 'proof' was defined as 57.1% by volume (not used anymore). In the US, 100 'proof' means that the alcohol content is 50% of the total volume of the liquid, and thus, absolute alcohol would be 200 'proof'.
a Used in proving or testing.
a Firm or successful in resisting.
a (context|of alcoholic liquors) Being of a certain standard as to alcohol content.
v (transitive|intransitive|colloquial) To proofread.
v (transitive) To make resistant, especially to water.
v (transitive) To knead, as in bread dough.