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enumeration


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enumeration  \E*nu`mer*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  enumeratio:  cf  F. 
  ['e]num['e]ration.] 
  1.  The  act  of  enumerating,  making  separate  mention,  or 
  recounting. 
 
  2.  A  detailed  account,  in  which  each  thing  is  specially 
  noticed. 
 
  Because  almost  every  man  we  meet  possesses  these  we 
  leave  them  out  of  our  enumeration.  --Paley. 
 
  3.  (Rhet.)  A  recapitulation,  in  the  peroration,  of  the  heads 
  of  an  argument. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enumeration 
  n  1:  a  numbered  list  [syn:  {numbering}] 
  2:  the  act  of  counting  [syn:  {count},  {counting},  {numeration}, 
  {reckoning},  {tally}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  enumeration 
 
  1.    A  {bijection}  with  the  {natural  numbers};  a 
  {counted  set}. 
 
  Compare  {well-ordered}. 
 
  2.    {enumerated  type}. 
 
  (1996-11-28) 
 
 




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