finding has definitions from the field of law
[ noun ] the act of determining the properties of something



Used in print

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

However , readers who accept Freud 's findings and believe that he has solved completely the mystery of dreams , should ponder over the following words in his Interpretation_Of_Dreams , Chapter 1 , : `` as_a_matter_of_fact no such complete solution of the dream has ever been accomplished in_any_case , and what_is_more , every one attempting such solution has found that in most cases there have remained a great many components of the dream the source of which he has been unable to explain , nor is the discussion closed on the subject of the mantic or prophetic power of dreams '' .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

Of the two , Porter is justly the better_known , for he went far beyond the vital finding of fiction for films to take the first_step toward fashioning a language of film , toward making the motion_picture the intricate , efficient time_machine that it has remained since , even in the most inept hands .

(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)

Anatomically , the horse lung appears to be remarkably like that of man , insofar as this can be ascertained from comparison of our findings in the horse with those of others ( Birnbaum , ' 54 ) in the human_being .

It is , however , highly suggestive and agrees well with our own findings in which we also failed to demonstrate normally occurring bronchial_artery pulmonary_artery shunts in certain species , especially the dog .

In_conclusion , these findings suggest the need for a comparative physiology , pathology , and histology of mammalian lungs .

[ noun ] (law) the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

Used in print

(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)

Thus , a finding of conspiracy to restrain trade or attempt to monopolize was excluded from the Court 's decision .

On the basis of the findings which led to this conclusion , the Court remanded the case to the District_Court to determine the appropriate relief .

(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)

Having had every opportunity to rebut the finding of the local board before both the hearing_officer and the appeal board , petitioner cannot now claim that he was denied due_process because he did not succeed .

[ noun ] something that is found


"the findings in the gastrointestinal tract indicate that he died several hours after dinner" "an area rich in archaelogical findings"

Used in print

(Doris Miles Disney, Mrs. Meeker's Money....)

The duration of the digestive process varies , the pathologist says , but the empty stomach and the findings in the upper gastrointestinal tract indicate that Mrs._Meeker died several hours after her seven o_'_clock dinner .

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