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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What this means in totality is that he has to think strategically before barging into a battle, otherwise he could get killed.
Culture, and the harmonious perfection of our whole being, and what we call totality, then become secondary matters; and the institutions, which should develope these, take the same narrow and partial view of humanity and its wants as the free religious communities take.
The plethora of mediocre, bad, and atrocious charter schools speaks to this, as does the fact that, in totality, charters actually underperform their traditional counterparts.
Is it thither that the human drift in all its totality is trending?
I've compiled a list below, and the totality is striking.
"We had some windows where the market was strong and some where it was dormant, but in totality, the quality and breadth were quite encouraging."
We haven't made up our minds in totality yet ... but still, this hit home.
Parts of it will be true and some of it will be only as I conceive it, but in totality it will make the final statement about the Venus program and about myself.
(Mind you, not in totality, but I think you get the gist of what I mean.)
We also have observed empirically that the computer factory pipeline (in totality) is always more complex than the computers they make.