Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of enumerating.
  • noun An account of a number of things in which detailed mention is made of particular articles.
  • noun In rhetoric, a recapitulation of the principal points or heads of a discourse or argument.
  • noun In logic, abscissio infiniti (which see); the method of exclusions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
  • noun A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.
  • noun (Rhet.) A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
  • noun A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.
  • noun A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.
  • noun computing A set of named constants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a numbered list
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

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