verb (used with object), con·jec·tured, con·jec·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), con·jec·tured, con·jec·tur·ing.
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In July, his group reported a set of original conjectures and proofs generated and verified by machines.How Close Are Computers to Automating Mathematical Reasoning?|Stephen Ornes|August 27, 2020|Quanta Magazine
If he and Heule could prove that this rewriting system always terminates, they’d prove that the conjecture is true.Computer Scientists Attempt to Corner the Collatz Conjecture|Kevin Hartnett|August 26, 2020|Quanta Magazine
“The computers said no, so we know the conjecture does hold,” said Heule.
Bloom and Sisask have only proved the conjecture for evenly spaced triples, not for longer arithmetic progressions, a task that currently seems out of reach.Landmark Math Proof Clears Hurdle in Top Erdős Conjecture|Erica Klarreich|August 3, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Zurek and Verlinde’s approach will only work if our universe is holographic — a conjecture that is far from established.
And it is conjecture, based on the sketchy bits of evidence we possess.Is Brooklyn Becoming Unsafe for Gays? It Depends On Which Ones|Jay Michaelson|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, the innermost sexual longings of presidents, both living and dead, have long been the stuff of rumor and conjecture.
It is not a conjecture, and so many of these groups it is basically donor capture.
Mr. Rove, you make these claims purely as conjecture without any facts, fanned by the emotions of your partisanship.Karl Rove’s Awful, and Afactual, Remarks About Hillary Clinton’s Health|Sally Kohn|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We are in the realms of conjecture now, but I make no apologies for what follows.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer|John Suchet|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They differed, in no essential particular, from what conjecture had suggested to us.The Guerilla Chief|Mayne Reid
The conjecture that Chaucers ancestors were merchants, of no valydytye.
Mrs. Ennis knit her brows in thought, her blue eyes dark with conjecture.
It may seem irreverent to approach it even with a conjecture.A Walk from London to John O'Groat's|Elihu Burritt
It has been guessed that they formed centres for a coffered ceiling, and there is nothing to negative the conjecture.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1|Georges Perrot