English-Vietnamese Dictionary
◊ THEORY
◊theory /'θiзri/
▫ danh từ
▪ thuyết, học thuyết
◦ Darwin's theory of evolution thuyết tiến hoá của Đác-uyn
▪ thuyết riêng
◦ there's a theory that the lung cancer is caused by cigarettes có thuyết cho là bệnh ung thư phổi do thuốc lá gây nên
▪ lý thuyết, lý luận, nguyên lý
◦ good in theory but inapplicable in practice hay về lý thuyết nhưng không áp dụng được trong thực hành
English Dictionary
◊ THEORY
theory
n 1: an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a
variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of
phenomena; "true in fact and theory"
2: a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would
explain certain facts or phenomena; "he proposed a fresh
theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical
practices" [syn: {hypothesis}, {possibility}]
3: a belief that can guide behavior; "the architect has a
theory that more is less"; "they killed him on the theory
that dead men tell no tales"
English Computing Dictionary
◊ THEORY
theory
The consensus, idea, plan, story, or set of rules that is
currently being used to inform a behaviour. This usage is a
generalisation and (deliberate) abuse of the technical
meaning. "What's the theory on fixing this TECO loss?"
"What's the theory on dinner tonight?" ("Chinatown, I
guess.") "What's the current theory on letting lusers on
during the day?" "The theory behind this change is to fix the
following well-known screw...."
(1994-12-14)
German-Vietnamese Dictionary
◊ DID YOU MEAN THEORIE?
◊die Theorie
▪ {theoretics} phần lý luận, lý thuyết
▪ {theory} thuyết, học thuyết, thuyết riêng, lý luận, nguyên lý
◦ eine Theorie aufstellen {to form a theory}