Summation meaning

sə-mā'shən
The act or process of adding; addition.
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A sum or aggregate.
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A concluding argument after the presentation of a legal case, especially an argument made to a judge or jury by an attorney for a party as to why that party should prevail.
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The act or process of summing up, or of finding a total.
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A total or aggregate.
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The final summing up of arguments, as in a court trial or debate, before the decision is given.
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The process by which multiple or repeated stimuli can produce a response in a nerve, muscle, or other part that one stimulus alone cannot produce.
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(mathematics): An adding up of a series of items.
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The process by which multiple or repeated stimuli can produce a response in a nerve, muscle, or other part that one stimulus alone cannot produce.
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Origin of summation

  • New Latin summātiō summātiōn- from Late Latin summātus past participle of summāre to sum up from Latin summa sum sum
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition