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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The quality or state of being total.
  • noun An aggregate amount; a sum.
  • noun The phase of an eclipse when it is total.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being a total; entirety.
  • noun That which is total; a whole; an aggregate.
  • noun In astronomy, the period during which an eclipse is total; the time of total obscuration.

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

  • noun The quality or state of being total.
  • noun The whole sum; the whole quantity or amount; the entirety.

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

  • noun the state of being total
  • noun an aggregate quantity obtained by addition
  • noun astronomy the phase of an eclipse when it is total

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

  • noun the whole amount
  • noun the state of being total and complete
  • noun the quality of being complete and indiscriminate

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