- n. 证明；证据；校样
- adj. 防 ... 的；耐 ... 的
- vt. 检验；给 ... 做防护措施
- 不能穿透的，能抵挡的, 能防范的
- [U][C]证明,论证; 证据,证物 (a) way of showing that sth is true; facts, information, documents, etc., that prove sth
- [C]校样,样张 a test copy made of sth printed, so that mistakes can be put right before the proper printing is done
any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something;
"if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
(printing) an impression made to check for errors
a trial photographic print from a negative
the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
(used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand;
make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
knead to reach proper lightness;
read for errors;
"I should proofread my manuscripts"
activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk;
make resistant (to harm);
"proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
- This fact is too evident to require proof.
- Have you got any proof that you own this bike?
- There are a few misprints which I will correct in proof.
- The shelter was proof against the bitter weather.
- It is part of your duty to proof twenty pages.
- The blood on his shoes was a proof of his guilt.
- Miss Ada has just sent me the proofs of her new book.
- The liquor is 70% proof.
- Is life on the Mars capable of proof?
- be living proof of
活证明show sth by the fact that one is alive
- put to the proof
考验某人〔某物〕; 对某事物的真实性加以检验test sb/sth; test the truth of sth
put sb/sth to the proof
That box looks big enough; but let us put it to the proof.
Failure to achieve such a competence was in itself proof of a lack of virtue.出自： R. Niebuhr
The proofs we were offered for the existence of God all seemed to contain serious flaws.出自： A. Kenny
These cuirasses..were not proof against a well-delivered thrust.出自： C. Boutell
It would do him no harm because he was proof against poison of all kinds.出自： A. Sillitoe
- proof的基本意思是“证明,论证”“证据,证物”。当proof指的是证明或论证的过程或方式时,是抽象的概念,用作不可数名词; 当指的是可以证明某事物正确性的具体的事实、信息或文件时,则用作可数名词。
- ☆ 13世纪初期进入英语，直接源自古法语的prueve；最初源自古典拉丁语的probare，意为证明，证实。