[n] - incorporating something under a more general category
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Sub·sump'tion noun 1. The act of subsuming, or of including under another. « The first act of consciousness was a subsumption of that of which we were conscious under this notion.» Sir W. Hamilton. 2. That w...
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noun incorporating something under a more general category
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• (n.) The act of subsuming, or of including under another. • (n.) That which is subsumed, as the minor clause or premise of a syllogism.
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subsumption 1. In logic, a proposition subsumed under another; a minor premiss; generally, an assumption. 2. Chiefly in logic and philosophy, the bringing of a concept, cognition, etc. under a general term or a larger or higher concept, etc.; the instancing of a case under a rule, or the like.
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Noun signifying that the subject of a proposition is taken under the predicate. Also the inclusion of the species under the genus, and the individual under the species. The minor premiss which applies a general law stated by the major premiss of a syllogism is called a subsumption. -- J.J.R.
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1) Assumption 2) Incorporating something under a more general category 3) Minor premise 4) Minor premiss 5) Premise 6) Premiss
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