Summation



noun
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.
Law. the final arguments of opposing attorneys before a case goes to the jury.
5.
Physiology. the arousal of impulses by a rapid succession of stimuli, carried either by separate sensory neurons (spatial summation) or by the same sensory neuron (temporal summation)
noun
1.
the act or process of determining a sum; addition
2.
the result of such an act or process
3.
a summary
4.
(US, law) the concluding statements made by opposing counsel in a case before a court

summation sum·ma·tion (sə-mā’shən)
n.
The process by which multiple or repeated stimuli can produce a response in a nerve, muscle, or other part that one stimulus alone cannot produce.

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