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Meaning of SUMMATION

Pronunciation:  su'meyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
  3. [n]  the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
  4. [n]  (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

SUMMATION is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: addition, plus, rundown, sum, sum total, summing up
 See Also: accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, arithmetic operation, assemblage, biological process, collection, congeries, conglomeration, organic process, summary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sum*ma"tion\, n. [Cf. F. sommation. See {Sum}, v. t.]
The act of summing, or forming a sum, or total amount; also,
an aggregate.

      Of this series no summation is possible to a finite
      intellect.                               --De Quincey.