Many of the calls made on behalf of the revolution are not hers and in fact there are many that she disagrees with.
In fact, he did sniff out the killer in Dexter... and he liked it.
But for all my slings and arrows, I know for a fact that Donilon—more than any other Obama official—did good for our country.
In fact, from the delighted expression on his face, it seemed to set off an interior monologue that you can just about hear.
In fact a lot of them are really about how to participate in the world.
It seemed that Mary believed her confidence his due, for she told him the fact.
They seemed in blissful ignorance of the fact that it was damp.
"By George, I forgot the fact that the card had an address on it," Baker exclaimed.
There was light, then, plenty of it—too much in fact, so the man thought.
In fact, contributions to the "new navy" from all corners of the earth.
1530s, "action," especially "evil deed," from Latin factum "event, occurrence," literally "thing done," neuter past participle of facere "to do" (see factitious). Usual modern sense of "thing known to be true" appeared 1630s, from notion of "something that has actually occurred." Facts of life "harsh realities" is from 1854; specific sense of "human sexual functions" first recorded 1913.
artificial intelligence, programming
The kind of clause used in logic programming which has no subgoals and so is always true (always succeeds). E.g.
This is in contrast to a rule which only succeeds if all its subgoals do. Rules usually contain logic variables, facts rarely do, except for oddities like "equal(X,X).".