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sum·ma·tion

 (sə-mā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of adding; addition.
2. A sum or aggregate.
3. 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.
4. Physiology 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.

[New Latin summātiō, summātiōn-, from Late Latin summātus, past participle of summāre, to sum up, from Latin summa, sum; see sum.]

summation

(sʌˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. (Mathematics) the act or process of determining a sum; addition
2. (Mathematics) the result of such an act or process
3. a summary
4. (Law) law US the concluding statements made by opposing counsel in a case before a court
[C18: from Medieval Latin summātiō, from summāre to total, from Latin summa sum1]
sumˈmational adj
summative adj

sum•ma•tion

(səˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of summing.
2. an aggregate or total.
3. a review or recapitulation of previously stated facts or statements, often with final conclusions drawn from them.
4. the final arguments of opposing attorneys before a case goes to the jury.
5. the arousal of nerve impulses by a rapid succession of sensory stimuli.
[1750–60]
sum•ma′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.summation - a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.summation - (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
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
3.summation - the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
congeries, conglomeration, aggregate - a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
4.summation - the arithmetic operation of summingsummation - the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers; "the summation of four and three gives seven"; "four plus three equals seven"
arithmetic operation - a mathematical operation involving numbers

summation

noun
1. The act or process of adding:
2. A number or quantity obtained as a result of addition:
Archaic: tale.
3. A condensation of the essential or main points of something:
Informal: recap.
Translations

summation

[sʌˈmeɪʃən] N (= act) → adición f; (= summary) → recapitulación f, resumen m; (= total) → suma f, total m

summation

n (= act)Addition f; (= total)Summe f; (= summary)Zusammenfassung f; (US Jur) → Plädoyers pl; in summationzusammenfassend

summation

[sʌˈmeɪʃən] n (frm) (summary) → sommario; (total) → somma, totale m

sum·ma·tion

n. suma total, acción o efecto acumulativo.