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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.]
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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]
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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.
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|Noun||1.||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"
|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
|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
|4.||summation - 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
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2. A number or quantity obtained as a result of addition:
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summation[sʌˈmeɪʃən] N (= act) → adición f; (= summary) → recapitulación f, resumen m; (= total) → suma f, total m
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n. suma total, acción o efecto acumulativo.
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