• WordNet 3.6
    • n enumeration the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order "the counting continued for several hours"
    • n enumeration a numbered list
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Enumeration 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 ."
    • Enumeration (Rhet) A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.
    • Enumeration The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enumeration The act of enumerating. The act of counting; a numbering.
    • n enumeration An account of a number of things in which detailed mention is made of particular articles.
    • n enumeration In rhetoric, a recapitulation of the principal points or heads of a discourse or argument. The enumeration or recapitulation is the most important part of the epilogue or peroration, and sometimes occupies the whole of it. Also called anacephalæosis. See epanodos.
    • n enumeration In logic, abscissio infiniti (which see); the method of exclusions.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Enumeration act of numbering: a detailed account: a summing up
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. enumeratio,: cf. F. énumération,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. e, out, numerāre, -ātum, to number.


In literature:

Among the many martyred by the order of Galerius, we shall enumerate the most eminent.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
Some of those inducements may be enumerated.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
The catalogue enumerated 3,878 items, of which 69 were manuscripts, the total of the sale being L904 4s.
"The Book-Hunter in London" by William Roberts
The enumeration extended to Alaska.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Here we will anticipate the course of Erasmus's life for a moment, to enumerate the principal works of this sort.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
In 1874 the enumeration showed that there were 708,354 children of school age in the State.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
Nine or ten of them enumerated.
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott
Work of the Enumerators.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The apparel of the Piscataquay planters, furnished in 1635, varied somewhat from that just enumerated.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
The most important of these effects, I shall now proceed to enumerate.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth

In poetry:

The collection of materials
The sorting of minerals
The naming of substances
The enumeration of all these
And the congratulation of all those
Who live in a certain part of a certain place
"To Make A Bridge" by Charles Madge
Imagination plays me most intolerable tricks.
To enumerate them all would be unbearably prolix.
Just a trifle bids them gather and a trifle bids them go.
And they tease me and torment me more than anyone can know.
"Imagination" by Gamaliel Bradford

In news:

A nitrocellulose immunospot assay to enumerate cells secreting anti-BCG antibodies was evaluated in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.
The Common Malware Enumeration initiative aims to unify the fight against virus and worms, although response time may be an issue.
Revision of D5246 - 92(2004)Standard Test Method for Isolation and Enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Water.
An enumeration district (ED) is an administrative division of a particular county or township for the purposes of census-taking.
We also use generating function techniques to provide closed-form expressions that enumerate unicyclic networks with specified or unspecified cycle length, and we provide an extension to enumerate a class of multicyclic networks.
After initializing the controls (mainly, the ListView control and the ImageList associated with this control), CBHOCopDlg:OnInitDialog() starts the BHO enumeration process.
Microbiological Examination of Non-Sterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests.
The Mate Enumerator operates in two modes: sequential number mode, where the tool advances by one number for each complete stroke the tool makes.
Two neighbors enumerate the amenities.
In a 1995 episode of "The Simpsons" titled "Lisa the Vegetarian," Homer Simpson exasperates his daughter, Lisa, by asking her to enumerate the meats she will no longer eat: pork chops, bacon and ham.
Public charity not an enumerated power of Congress.
Saving the current configuration is a simple operation as well BHO Cop enumerates all the items in the ListView, and for those representing a correctly installed BHO, the utility stores the disabled/enabled state.
Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, MN, will showcase the new Mate Enumerator sequential -numbering tool, designed to stamp sequential .
"Headache," said Diane Bobal, enumerating her symptoms.
On May 30, 2011, in the opinion piece named, "Don't Scrap 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'" Larry McNorton enumerated his reasons why the controversial policy should still be enforced.

In science:

In the context of Young tableaux, this enumeration problem is reduced to a special case of the result known as Bender-Knuth conjecture.
Vicious Random Walkers and a Discretization of Gaussian Random Matrix Ensembles
Graphs and spin graphs are always considered up to an isomorphism that is no enumeration of vertices is assumed.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
N = n(n−1) is the number of different vertices of n enumerated vertices.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
In fact, the number of graphs with n enumerated vertices and k edges equals C k N .
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
At the same time the number of ways to enumerate n vertices is not greater than n! = 2n log n+O(n) .
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces