Definition of Quine

1. Noun. United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001).




Definition of Quine

1. Noun. (computing) A program that produces its own source code as output. ¹

2. Verb. (philosophy) To deny the existence or significance of something obviously real or important. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quine

1. quean [n -S] - See also: quean

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quine

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quine (current term)
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Literary usage of Quine

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1. History of the Western Reserve by Harriet Taylor Upton, Harry Gardner Cutler (1910)
"CHALMERS LAMAR quine, deceased, was born May n, 1847, on the farm where his widow now lives, in Leroy township. He was a son of James and Ann (Harrison) ..."

2. Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F. R. S.: To which is Subjoined the by John Evelyn, William Bray (1859)
"From James quine to John Evelyn. Though I have been obliged to you, and that for the charming manner of the obligation (so natural to yourself and easy) ..."

3. Eternal Possibilities: A Neutral Ground for Meaning and Existence by David Weissman (1977)
"... Goodman, and quine on the Relation of Language to the World WITTGENSTEIN'S picture theory invites us to suppose that a sentence is fit to represent a ..."

4. Letters of Thomas Edward Brown: Author of 'Fo'c'sle Yarns' by Thomas Edward Brown (1900)
"J. quine. RAMSEY, July 16, 1895. The mountain walks may well comfort you. I too have been ' over the hills and far away.' We walked (Horatio Brown and ..."

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