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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disproof  \Dis*proof"\,  n.  [Pref.  dis-  +  proof.  Cf  {Disprove}.] 
  A  proving  to  be  false  or  erroneous;  confutation;  refutation; 
  as  to  offer  evidence  in  disproof  of  a  statement. 
 
  I  need  not  offer  anything  farther  in  support  of  one  or 
  in  disproof  of  the  other  --Rogers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disproof 
  n  :  any  evidence  that  helps  to  establish  the  falsity  of 
  something  [syn:  {falsification},  {refutation}] 




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