verb (used with object), summarized, summarizing.
to make a summary of; state or express in a concise form.
to constitute a summary of.
(transitive) to make or be a summary of; express concisely
noun, plural summaries. 1. a comprehensive and usually brief abstract, recapitulation, or compendium of previously stated facts or statements. adjective 2. brief and comprehensive; concise. 3. direct and prompt; unceremoniously fast: to treat someone with summary dispatch. 4. (of legal proceedings, jurisdiction, etc.) conducted without, or exempt from, the various steps and delays of a […]
- Summary court-martial
noun, U.S. Military. 1. a court-martial composed of one commissioned officer, authorized to try minor offenses against military law.
noun, Law. 1. a judgment, as in an action for debt, that is entered without the necessity of jury trial, based on affidavits of the creditor and debtor that convince the court that there is no arguable issue.
- Summary object interchange format
World-Wide Web, protocol (SOIF) The attribute-value pair record format which Harvest Brokers use to exchange Harvest content summaries. SOIF provides a means of bracketing collections of summary objects, allowing Harvest Brokers to retrieve SOIF content summaries for many objects in a single, efficient compressed stream. Harvest Brokers provide support for querying SOIF data using structured […]