known fact

known fact

something that is generally recognized as a fact. That grass is green is a known fact. It is a known fact that John was in Chicago on the night of the murder.
See also: fact, known
References in classic literature ?
It is a known fact in human nature, that its affections are commonly weak in proportion to the distance or diffusiveness of the object.
He had made himself indispensable in several quarters, amongst others in his department of the government; and yet it was a known fact that Fedor Ivanovitch Epanchin was a man of no education whatever, and had absolutely risen from the ranks.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
Nothing that has life, either animal or vegetable as we know them, can exist without air, and it follows that nothing having life, according to our views of it, can exist in the moon:--or, if any thing having life do exist there, it must be under such modifications of all our known facts, as to amount to something like other principles of being.
However anxiously we may wish that these complaints had no foundation, the evidence, of known facts will not permit us to deny that they are in some degree true.
My interest is keenest, perhaps, not so much in relation to known facts as to speculation upon the unknowable of the two centuries that have rolled by since human intercourse between the Western and Eastern Hemispheres ceased--the mystery of Europe's state following the termination of the Great War--provided, of course, that the war had been terminated.
However that might be, the known facts were that a few weeks before the factory closed, Marija had been cheated out of her pay for three hundred cans.
Feb 2 (ANI): It is a known fact that the wedding dresses look a lot fancy but it is a painful task to carry them throughout the ceremony while wearing high heels.
Little known fact, I did one year of summer school at @ucla after my rookie year but now I hire @usc film students on the regular #gofigure https://t.
Summary: It's a known fact that Turkey and Iran have been locking horns over Syria.
The only known fact is, no one has heard directly from any of the boys.
Tell us a little known fact about Q Tell us a little known fact about yourself : A I have a guilty pleasure of buying expensive face creams.
India, April 7 -- It's a well known fact that today's tech companies are looking at the television (and your living room) to bring in the next wave of innovations.
Garlic: It is a known fact that garlic can turn any bland food into a tasty treat, so why not include them in your daily diet?
MAN of many voices Jon Culshaw is famous for being other people on TV, but he's about to reveal a little known fact about himself.