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indirect evidence

Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples for indirect evidence
  • In order to investigate these mysteries, scientists turn to indirect evidence preserved on and inside the teeth themselves.
  • Astronomers have also collected indirect evidence that it has a moon.
  • But only indirect evidence over the years supported the idea.
  • Yet this is all merely indirect evidence for the impact of mobile telecoms on economic growth.
  • They've also found that slight variations in the timing of the pulses can be indirect evidence for objects orbiting a pulsar.
  • Carr believes that the indirect evidence from finely-tuned coupling constants is actually stronger.
  • Although no one observed those transformations, the indirect evidence is clear, unambiguous and compelling.
  • To prove a claim of discrimination, a claimant may use direct or indirect evidence.

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