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paradox

par´a`dox   Pronunciation: păr´å`dǒks
n.1.A tenet or proposition contrary to received opinion; an assertion or sentiment seemingly contradictory, or opposed to common sense; that which in appearance or terms is absurd, but yet may be true in fact.
This was sometime a paradox, but now the time gives it proof.
- Shak.
Hydrostatic paradox
See under Hydrostatic.
Noun1.paradoxparadox - (logic) a self-contradiction; "`I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false"
1.(database)Paradox - A relational database for Microsoft Windows, originally from Borland.

Paradox 5 ran on Microsoft Windows nd provided a graphical environment, a debugger, a data modelling tool, and many "ObjectPAL" commands.

Paradox 7 ran under Windows 95 and Windows NT.

Latest version: Paradox 9, as of 2000-02-10 (a Corel product).

http://www.corel.com/paradox9/index.htm.

2.(logic)paradox - An apparently sound argument leading to a contradiction.

Some famous examples are Russell's paradox and the liar paradox. Most paradoxes stem from some kind of self-reference.

Smarandache Linguistic Paradox.
Gordian knot, absurdity, ambiguity, ambivalence, antinomy, asymmetry, contradiction, crux, dilemma, disproportion, disproportionateness, enigma, equivocality, equivocation, heresy, heterodoxy, heterogeneity, hopelessness, impossibility, impossible, impossibleness, incoherence, incommensurability, incompatibility, inconceivability, incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance, irony, irreconcilability, knot, knotty point, mystery, no chance, node, nodus, nonconformability, nonconformity, nonplus, oxymoron, perplexity, pons asinorum, poser, problem, puzzle, quandary, self-contradiction, teaser, the impossible, unconformability, unconformity, unimaginability, unorthodoxy, unthinkability, vexed question, what cannot be, what cannot happen
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