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False conception


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • False conception (Med) an abnormal conception in which a mole, or misshapen fleshy mass, is produced instead of a properly organized fetus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns False conception a uterine growth consisting of some degenerate mass instead of a fœtus
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. fals (mod. faux)—L. falsus, pa.p. of fallĕre, to deceive.


In literature:

Such false conceptions result in sham art.
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
Such an assumption is based on false conception of the psychology of suggestion.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
A historic idea is a complex product formed of numerous conceptions, some true and others false.
"The Religious Sentiment" by Daniel G. Brinton
What but a false concept of God?
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
False ideas of shame, absurd contempt for useful work, become obsolete conceptions.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
The metaphor fails still more seriously in perpetuating a false conception of the deterioration of knowledge through neglect.
"The Intellectual Life" by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Now if knowledge by concepts is true, our experiences through sensation must be false.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
This is of five kinds, false conception and the rest.
"The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha" by Madhava Acharya
Inevitable consequences of false conceptions are not to be legislated out of existence.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
And yet no conception could be more radically false.
"The African Colony" by John Buchan
This conception of Empire has grown with those false applications of evolutionary theory to which reference has been previously {316} made.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
It is well to state at the outset that this is a false conception of their methods.
"Notes of an Itinerant Policeman" by Josiah Flynt
Both conceptions are as false as God is true.
"A Book Written by the Spirits of the So-Called Dead" by C. G. Helleberg
This conception contrasts on the other hand, with the false teachers' style of speech, which finds its parallel in much modern talk.
"The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon" by Alexander Maclaren
We must divest our minds of the false conception of Gozzi's character with which Paul de Musset hoaxed the French critics and Vernon Lee.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first" by Count Carlo Gozzi
The concept as such is neither true nor false.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various
Among these is its false conception of the relation of individuals to society.
"The War Upon Religion" by Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
How to distinguish true from false conceptions is the labor of philosophy.
"Prairie Gold" by Various
I must most decidedly, and at once, condemn this utterly false conception.
"The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
Is "War and Peace" a historical novel in the limited, archaeological, false, and conventional conception?
"Russia: Its People and Its Literature" by Emilia Pardo Bazn

In news:

While other video games approach the concept of death with the false bravado of a Hollywood script, Telltale Games is doing something completely different.

In science:

IX). Then if we think that thermodynamics has a non mechanical concept, like heat, as Fermi claims, the paradox is evident. This false conflict between mechanics and thermodynamics, if accepted, makes thermodynamics a mysterious physical subject. The mystery, however, can be avo ided.
The Energy-Entropy Principle
Note that the syntactic concept of provability or theoremhood as a property of formulas in T is quite separate from the semantic property of true or false that applies to relations in the mathematical structure.
Towards a Coherent Theory of Physics and Mathematics: The Theory-Experiment Connection
We present a distributed detection scheme for local information problems based on the concept of false discovery rate and the associated BH procedure .
Distributed Detection in Sensor Networks with Limited Range Multi-Modal Sensors
The concept of k-FWER has received much attention lately as an appropriate error rate for multiple testing when one seeks to control at least k false rejections, for some fixed k ≥ 1. A less conservative notion, the k-FDR, has been introduced very recently by Sarkar [Ann.
On a generalized false discovery rate
The concept of average power, the expected proportion of false null hypotheses that are correctly rejected, is used as a measure of power in this numerical study.
Generalizing Simes' test and Hochberg's stepup procedure
The concept of False Discovery Rate (FDR) has been introduced by Benjamini and Hochberg (1995) in the context of the selection problem.
Intrinsic Bounds and False Discovery Rate Control in Multiple Testing Problems
Many other concepts of false positives error rates have been proposed in the literature.
A comprehensive error rate for multiple testing
All these concepts have a certain control of false positives situated in between two extremes, the Per Comparison Error Rate (PCER) and the PFER control.
A comprehensive error rate for multiple testing
The stable proof based on this very concept is actually false, no matter how it seems mathematically rigorous.
The tortoise coordinates and the cauchy problem in the stable study of the Schwarzschild black hole