Meaning of recapitulation
Pronunciation: (rē"ku-pich"u-lā'shun), [key]
- the act of recapitulating or the state of being recapitulated.
- a brief review or summary, as of a speech.
- the theory that the stages an organism passes through during its embryonic development repeat the evolutionary stages of structural change in its ancestral lineage.
- the modified restatement of the exposition following the development section in a sonata-form movement.
- recapitulation (Thesaurus)