summation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-mā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of summing.
  2. the result of this; an aggregate or total.
  3. a review or recapitulation of previously stated facts or statements, often with a final conclusion or conclusions drawn from them.
  4. the final arguments of opposing attorneys before a case goes to the jury.
  5. the arousal of impulses by a rapid succession of stimuli, carried either by separate sensory neuronsor by the same sensory neuron
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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