metaphor: be used to explain thing

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0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 Plausible Typical Remarkable Salient

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Related properties

Property Similarity
be used to explain thing 1.00
be used to make thing 0.83
mean many thing 0.81
be used to make something 0.79
be used to communicate thought 0.79
be used to fix or create thing 0.78
be useful to convey idea 0.78
be used to fix or build thing 0.77
help some person see 0.77
be used to build and fix thing 0.77

Priors about this statement

Cues

0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 Joint Necessity Sufficiency Implication Entailment Contradiction Entropy

Evidence

0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 Plausible Typical Remarkable Salient

Clauses

Plausibility inference from child typicality

0.54
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.97
Similarity weight: 0.83
Evidence: 0.89
Plausible(tool, be used to make thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.53
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.79
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.20
Plausible(picture, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.51
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.98
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.91
Plausible(tool, be used to make something)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.49
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.95
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.80
Plausible(tool, be used to fix or create thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.48
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.93
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.74
Plausible(tool, be used to fix or build thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.44
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.85
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(tool, be used to build and fix thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.43
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.84
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.38
Plausible(tool, help some person see)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.42
Rule weight: 0.66
Evidence weight: 0.81
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.26
Plausible(picture, be useful to convey idea)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)

Plausibility inheritance from parent to child

0.08
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.88
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.20
¬ Plausible(picture, be used to explain thing)
0.06
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.84
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Plausible(picture, be useful to convey idea)
0.06
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.77
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.38
¬ Plausible(tool, help some person see)
0.05
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.76
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(tool, be used to build and fix thing)
0.04
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.55
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.74
¬ Plausible(tool, be used to fix or build thing)
0.04
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.52
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.80
¬ Plausible(tool, be used to fix or create thing)
0.04
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.46
Similarity weight: 0.83
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.89
¬ Plausible(tool, be used to make thing)
0.03
Rule weight: 0.09
Evidence weight: 0.45
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.91
¬ Plausible(tool, be used to make something)

Remarkability exclusitivity betweem a parent and a child

0.51
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.88
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.18
¬ Remarkable(picture, be used to explain thing)
0.25
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.57
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(picture, be useful to convey idea)
0.21
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.47
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.80
¬ Remarkable(tool, help some person see)
0.21
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.43
Similarity weight: 0.83
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.87
¬ Remarkable(tool, be used to make thing)
0.19
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.43
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.87
¬ Remarkable(tool, be used to build and fix thing)
0.19
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.41
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.89
¬ Remarkable(tool, be used to make something)
0.19
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.41
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.89
¬ Remarkable(tool, be used to fix or create thing)
0.18
Rule weight: 0.58
Evidence weight: 0.41
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.89
¬ Remarkable(tool, be used to fix or build thing)

Remarkability exclusitivity between siblings

0.05
Rule weight: 0.13
Evidence weight: 0.51
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.74
¬ Remarkable(word, be used to communicate thought)
0.05
Rule weight: 0.13
Evidence weight: 0.43
Similarity weight: 0.81
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.87
¬ Remarkable(word, mean many thing)

Remarkability from parent implausibility

0.37
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.89
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.20
Plausible(picture, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.34
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.99
Similarity weight: 0.83
Evidence: 0.89
Plausible(tool, be used to make thing)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.33
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.99
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.91
Plausible(tool, be used to make something)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.32
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.97
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.80
Plausible(tool, be used to fix or create thing)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.31
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.97
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.74
Plausible(tool, be used to fix or build thing)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.30
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.92
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(tool, be used to build and fix thing)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.30
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.92
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.38
Plausible(tool, help some person see)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
0.29
Rule weight: 0.42
Evidence weight: 0.90
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.26
Plausible(picture, be useful to convey idea)
Evidence: 0.66
Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.40
¬ Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)

Remarkability from sibling implausibility

0.45
Rule weight: 0.60
Evidence weight: 0.93
Similarity weight: 0.81
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.87
Remarkable(word, mean many thing)
Evidence: 0.89
¬ Plausible(word, mean many thing)
0.41
Rule weight: 0.60
Evidence weight: 0.87
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.74
Remarkable(word, be used to communicate thought)
Evidence: 0.80
¬ Plausible(word, be used to communicate thought)

Salient implies Plausible

0.14
Rule weight: 0.28
Evidence weight: 0.49
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.84
¬ Salient(metaphor, be used to explain thing)

Typical and Remarkable implies Salient

0.14
Rule weight: 0.14
Evidence weight: 0.97
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.84
Salient(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)

Typical implies Plausible

0.40
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.84
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.40
Plausible(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.26
¬ Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)

Typicality and Rermarkability incompatibility between a parent and a child

0.41
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.96
Similarity weight: 0.83
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.06
¬ Typical(tool, be used to make thing)
0.39
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.97
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.05
¬ Typical(tool, be used to make something)
0.38
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.95
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.08
¬ Typical(tool, be used to fix or create thing)
0.37
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.93
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.10
¬ Typical(tool, be used to fix or build thing)
0.33
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.85
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.23
¬ Typical(tool, be used to build and fix thing)
0.32
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.82
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.28
¬ Typical(tool, help some person see)
0.30
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.60
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.61
¬ Typical(picture, be used to explain thing)
0.30
Rule weight: 0.51
Evidence weight: 0.76
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.37
¬ Typical(picture, be useful to convey idea)

Typicality and Rermarkability incompatibility between siblings

0.11
Rule weight: 0.14
Evidence weight: 0.96
Similarity weight: 0.81
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.05
¬ Typical(word, mean many thing)
0.10
Rule weight: 0.14
Evidence weight: 0.93
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.66
¬ Remarkable(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.10
¬ Typical(word, be used to communicate thought)

Typicality inheritance from parent to child

0.39
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.96
Similarity weight: 0.83
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.06
¬ Typical(tool, be used to make thing)
0.37
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.96
Similarity weight: 0.79
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.05
¬ Typical(tool, be used to make something)
0.36
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.94
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.08
¬ Typical(tool, be used to fix or create thing)
0.35
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.93
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.10
¬ Typical(tool, be used to fix or build thing)
0.31
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.83
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.23
¬ Typical(tool, be used to build and fix thing)
0.30
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.79
Similarity weight: 0.77
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.28
¬ Typical(tool, help some person see)
0.27
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.73
Similarity weight: 0.78
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.37
¬ Typical(picture, be useful to convey idea)
0.27
Rule weight: 0.48
Evidence weight: 0.55
Similarity weight: 1.00
Evidence: 0.26
Typical(metaphor, be used to explain thing)
Evidence: 0.61
¬ Typical(picture, be used to explain thing)