summation

[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 2. [n] - a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court) 3. [n] - the arithmetic operation of summing
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Summation

SumĀ·ma'tion noun [ Confer French sommation . See Sum , transitive verb ] 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.
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summation

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) ... Origin: Cf. F. Sommation. See Sum. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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summation

summing up noun a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
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summation

noun (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
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summation

noun 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`
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Summation

• (v. t.) The act of summing, or forming a sum, or total amount; also, an aggregate.
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summation

in physiology, the additive effect of several electrical impulses on a neuromuscular junction, the junction between a nerve cell and a muscle cell. ... [2 related articles]
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summation

summation 1. The final summing-up of an argument in a court of law. 2. A summary of something that has been said or written. 3. A total amount or aggregate of something. 4. The process of adding something up to find a total. 5. Etymology: from Modern Latin summationem, summatio, 'an adding up' from Late Latin summatus and summare, 'to sum up' f...
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Summation

[neurophysiology] Summation, also known as frequency summation is the method of signal transduction between neurons, which determines whether or not an action potential will be triggered by the combined effects of postsynaptic potentials. Neurotransmitters emitting from the terminals of a presynaptic neuron fall under one of two categories....
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Summation

The closing argument in a trial. Formerly known as Summing Up. The act of making a speech before a court and jury, after all the evidence has been heard, in favor of one of the parties in the cause, is called summing up. When the judge delivers his charge to the jury, he is also said to sum up the evidence in the case. In summing up, the judge sh.....
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Summation

(n) Summation is the final argument made by the attorney summing up his points and supporting his cause based on the findings during the trial to convince the judge or jury
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summation

n. the final argument of an attorney at the close of a trial in which he/she attempts to convince the judge and/or jury of the virtues of the client's case.
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summation

Type: Term Pronunciation: sŭm-ā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The aggregation of a number of similar neural impulses or stimuli.
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Summation

The final argument of an attorney at the close of a trial in which he or she attempts to convince the judge or jury of the virtues of the client's case. (See also: closing argument)
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