enumeration

Definitions

  • 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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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. enumeratio,: cf. F. énumération,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. e, out, numerāre, -ātum, to number.

Usage

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 the Catalogue of fruit cultivated in the Horticultural Gardens of London, published in 1842, 99 varieties are enumerated.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
I will enumerate a few of these points.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
The subsequent editions of this curious book are interestingly enumerated by Mr. Mavor, in his edition of Tusser.
"On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening," by Samuel Felton
It would be tedious, in this opinion, to enumerate the various laws they passed upon this subject.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
A number n may be regarded as enumerating n similar objects; it is then said to be unipartite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
These are enumerated in the following list.
"Island Life" by Alfred Russel Wallace
So let me try to enumerate all the qualities usually considered necessary to make a beautiful woman.
"The Japanese Spirit" by Yoshisaburo Okakura
Some of these we may enumerate.
"The Priestly Vocation" by Bishop Bernard Ward
Baglione has enumerated not a few other artists, in part belonging to the Roman state, and in part foreigners.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Tiraboschi likewise enumerates the two brothers among the artists of Modena, whose fellow citizens they were.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 3 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
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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.
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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
The problem is that there is no natural enumeration of in the countable set of vertices, and thus it is not clear how to introduce finitedimensional distributions.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
The reason is that the vertices are not enumerated, or the graphs are not embedded to any space.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Let us call a graph enumerated, if its vertices are enumerated.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Let LN (p) be the number of enumerated p-regular graphs with N vertices.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
But as almost all p-regular graphs do not have nontrivial automorphisms (theorem IX.7 ), then the same result holds for non enumerated graphs.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Denote H = l2 (A(0) ) the Hilbert space with the orthonormal basis eα , enumerated by finite spin graphs α ∈ A(0) : (eα , eβ ) = δαβ , where the functioneα (β ) = δαβ .
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
The enumeration of the points is not important, the graph is considered up isomorphisms, respecting the slices..
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Thus, the symmetry (earlier trivial) manifests itself in the enumeration.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Matrix Integrals and Map Enumeration: An Accessible Introduction.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Let fk (z , u) = Xm≥1, n≥0 Since the compositions enumerated in a(k) (n, m) do not contain a part of size j , we have a(k) (n, j ) = 0.
Average number of distinct part sizes in a random Carlitz composition
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