HyperDic: summation

English > 4 senses of the word summation:
NOUNcommunicationsummation, summing up, rundowna concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
processsummation(physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce
groupsummation, sum, sum totalthe final aggregate
actsummation, addition, plusthe arithmetic operation of summing
summation > pronunciation
Soundssahmey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > summation: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court).
Synonymssumming up, rundown
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadersummary, sum-upA brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
Spanishsumatoria
Adjectivessummationalof or relating to a summation or produced by summation
Verbssumbe a summary of
English > summation: 4 senses > noun 2, process
Meaning(physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce.
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Adjectivessummationalof or relating to a summation or produced by summation
English > summation: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe final aggregate.
Synonymssum, sum total
Narroweraggregate, congeries, conglomerationA sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishsuma, sumatorio, suma total, total
Catalansuma, suma total
Adjectivessummationalof or relating to a summation or produced by summation
English > summation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers.
Example"the summation of four and three gives seven"
Synonymsaddition, plus
Broaderarithmetic operationA mathematical operation involving numbers
Spanishadición, suma
Catalanaddició, suma
Adjectivessummationalof or relating to a summation or produced by summation
Verbssumdetermine the sum of

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