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QED

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Q.E.D.

which was to be shown or demonstrated (used especially in mathematical proofs).

Origin:
1810–20; < Latin quod erat dēmōnstrandum

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abbreviation for
1.  quod erat demonstrandum
2.  quantum electrodynamics
 
[(sense 1) Latin: which was to be shown or proved]

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Q.E.D.
1760, abbrev. of L. 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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