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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or state of being total: appalled by the totality of the destruction.
  • n. An aggregate amount; a sum.
  • n. The phase of an eclipse when it is total.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

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