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winning

1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.

2. The money, etc, gained by success in competition or contest, especially, in gambling; usually in the plural. Ye seek land and sea for your winnings. (Chaucer)

3. (Science: chemical) A new opening. The portion of a coal field out for working.

(Science: chemical) Winning headway, an excavation for exploration, in post-and-stall working. Winning post, the post, or goal, at the end of a race.


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Is complexity inevitable?

... win by the numbers, after all. Just because we build cities and write symphonies, does that make us winners? Maybe the whole concept of "winning" is irrelevant here. I never thought of complexity as a drawback before, but it does seem like the more complex an organism is, the more ...

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by Luxorien
Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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For those people, I would ask the following: If you are in a room that has two one-way exits and you leave the room via one of them, can you ever be sure that you could have also taken the other exit? And if so, is there any way for you or anyone to prove that you genuinely had the chance to take t...

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Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:13 am
 
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Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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by ughaibu
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:29 pm
 
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Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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... of my neurons to the electrophysical stimulus of my eyes seeing the text you wrote. This being said, I think we would need some Nobel prize-winning quantum physicist to tell us whether anything in the world is truly random. In theory, if we were able to calculate the movement of each electron ...

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by Ahsmeah
Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:20 am
 
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