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Q.E.D.

1.
which was to be shown or demonstrated (used especially in mathematical proofs).
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin quod erat dēmōnstrandum
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QED

abbreviation
1.
quod erat demonstrandum
2.
quantum electrodynamics
Word Origin
(sense 1) Latin: which was to be shown or proved
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Word Origin and History for QED

Q.E.D.

1760, abbreviation of Latin quod erat demonstrandum "which was to be demonstrated."

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QED

  1. Quality, Efficiency, Dependability
  2. quantitative evaluative device
  3. quantum electrodynamics

Q.E.D.

Latin quod erat demonstrandum (which was to be demonstrated)
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