• WordNet 3.6
    • n summarisation the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
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In literature:

Almost every line and word of these poems has been commented on and fought over, and I cannot undertake to summarise the criticism of others.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
The other two summarise the reports which he had received.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume I." by Leslie Stephen
They may be briefly summarised.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
It summarised, but did not explain the facts.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
Here I will summarise his view of the special principles of Indian legislation.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Let me briefly summarise it.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
My story has taken so long to tell that I have no time or space left me in which to do more than briefly summarise that mournful journey.
"Long Live the King" by Guy Boothby
Briefly we may summarise them.
"Thomas Andrews" by Shan F. Bullock
It is difficult to summarise our Lord's teaching, for it cannot be reduced to any system.
"Some Essentials of Religion" by J. C. Roper
Were we country people, we could have summarised his life in a legend.
"Reveries over Childhood and Youth" by William Butler Yeats

In news:

Sally C Davies et al summarise the key findings from the report.
The main principle of traditional Chinese medicine—which began more than 4000 years ago and is summarised in The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Medicine —is the notion of syndrome differentiation and treatment.
The lifecycle costs summarise the total cost of a wastewater installation – and in this regard the pump system plays a major role.

In science:

The above results can be summarised in the following Proposition 6.
Hamiltonian symplectomorphisms and the Berry phase
In this section we summarise the most important properties of Cartesian systems of abstract groups.
Transitive simple subgroups of wreath products in product action
In the following section we first summarise the observational data we have used.
A Simple Dynamical Model for Omega Cen
The final section summarises our conclusions, and discusses the simplifying assumptions on which our work is based.
A Simple Dynamical Model for Omega Cen
In the proceedings (van Leeuwen et al 2002) our present understanding of the many sides of ω Cen is summarised in detail.
A Simple Dynamical Model for Omega Cen