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Noun: summation  sú'mey-shun
  1. (law) a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
    - summing up, rundown
     
  2. (physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle, nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce
     
  3. The final aggregate
    - sum, sum total
     
  4. The arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    "the summation of four and three gives seven";
    - addition, plus

Derived forms: summations

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, arithmetic operation, assemblage, biological process, collection, organic process, summary, sum-up

Encyclopedia: Summation