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Definition of Thesis

Thesis

  1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument.
  2. Hence, an essay or dissertation written upon specific or definite theme; especially, an essay presented by a candidate for a diploma or degree.
  3. An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.
  4. The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; -- the opposite of arsis.
  5. The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.
  6. The part of the foot upon which such a depression falls.

Thesis Quotations

My big thesis is that although the world looks messy and chaotic, if you translate it into the world of numbers and shapes, patterns emerge and you start to understand why things are the way they are.
Marcus du Sautoy

Experiments were not attempted at that time, we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway, and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators.
Richard Ernst

Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Manfred Eigen

The best movies have one sentence that they're exploring, a thesis, something that people can argue about over dinner afterward.
Helen Hunt

I've always felt so grateful that I dropped out of school, that I never had to do a thesis. I wouldn't know how to organise and structure myself to film so that B follows A and C follows B.
Michael Moore
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Thesis Translations

thesis in Afrikaans is stelling
thesis in Dutch is proefschrift, stelling, dissertatie
thesis in German is These
thesis in Hungarian is diplomamunka, diplomaterv, diploma
thesis in Latin is thesis
thesis in Spanish is tesis
thesis in Swedish is tes, avhandling
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