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  1. proof of concept(Noun)

    A short and/or incomplete realization of a certain method or idea to demonstrate its feasibility.

  2. proof of concept(Noun)

    A proof of technology or pilot project.

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  1. Proof of concept

    A proof of concept or a proof of principle is a realization of a certain method or idea to demonstrate its feasibility, or a demonstration in principle, whose purpose is to verify that some concept or theory has the potential of being used. A proof of concept is usually small and may or may not be complete.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proof of concept in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proof of concept in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Coulston:

    I thought, ‘Wow, that’s interesting,’ suddenly, I had proof of concept. Maker Faire is what gave me the confidence to keep going.

  2. Ian Davies:

    We're banking on a three - to five-year proof of concept, and after that hopefully we can persuade mainstream manufacturers to adopt it in the next five to 15 years.

  3. Lisa Adkins:

    Biotech has a little bit longer runway, it takes them longer to get going and certainly to get funded and to get to proof of concept and whatever sort of testing they need to do.

  4. Nathalie Broutet:

    That was interesting and promising and gave a proof of concept that these vaccines can be developed. There's a lot of work ongoing and we're hopeful that we'll have an HSV vaccine in the future.

  5. Ronald Colburn:

    Yuma became the ‘proof of concept’ that America can protect and control its border when the proper mix of resources are placed almost instantaneously, by 2008, Yuma Sector arrests of illicit border crossers and traffickers had dwindled from over 138,000 to 8,363.

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