Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

skew correlation
any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
 
snarl
something jumbled or confused
 
presence
the impression that something is present
 
determinism
(philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes; often understood as denying the possibility of free will
 
tectonics
the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
 
high horse
an attitude of arrogant superiority
 
cognizance
range of what one can know or understand
 
education
the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
 
multiple
the product of a quantity by an integer
 
methodological analysis
the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline
 
second moment
the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from the point of origin
 
Grimm's law
a sound law relating German consonants and consonants in other Indo-European languages
 
confutation
evidence that refutes conclusively
 
Theravada Buddhism
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of Buddhism that adheres to Pali scriptures and the non-theistic ideal of self purification to nirvana; the dominant religion of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand and Laos and Cambodia
 
M-theory
(particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong
 
Cartesian coordinate system
a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system
 
vocational program
a program of vocational education
 
internationalism
the doctrine that nations should cooperate because their common interests are more important than their differences
 
species
a specific kind of something
 
character
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
 
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