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Reasoning means forming a premise of an argument in support of a belief, especially a minor premise when given after the conclusion.

Theoretical reasoning

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Def. the "deduction of inferences or interpretations from premises"[1] is called reasoning.


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Alleged duck is at the Botanics, Edinburgh, cropped from previous version. Credit: Kitkatcrazy.{{free media}}

Def. "for application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters"[2] is called a duck test.

From the expression: "If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck."

Def. "a fried egg generally means an egg (and generally a chicken egg or similar) fried in a particular way that generally doesn't denote a scrambled egg, which is nonetheless cooked by frying" is called a fried egg test.

See also

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  1. Dan Polansky (6 November 2008). reasoning. San Francisco, California: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  2. Geofferybard (15 February 2011). duck test. San Francisco, California: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved 2018-03-19. 
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