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Sum

Meanings and phrases

sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a quantity of money; sum of money; amount; amount of money
  2. a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers; amount; total
  3. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; kernel; substance; core; center; centre; essence; gist; heart; heart and soul; inwardness; marrow; meat; nub; pith; nitty-gritty
  4. the final aggregate; summation; sum total
  5. the whole amount; total; totality; aggregate
  6. a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; union; join

sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be a summary of; summarize; summarise; sum up
  2. determine the sum of; total; tot; tot up; sum up; summate; tote up; add; add together; tally; add up

dim sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. traditional Chinese cuisine; a variety of foods (including several kinds of steamed or fried dumplings) are served successively in small portions
E.g.
  • SF Beer Week included a dim sum beer brunch on February 11, 2017.
  • Besides served as a dim sum along with tea, pastries are used for celebration of traditional festivals.
  • Found in many Chinese and dim sum restaurants in Chinatown, this rare dish is not common in many Chinese restaurants elsewhere.

direct sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a union of two disjoint sets in which every element is the sum of an element from each of the disjoint sets
E.g.
  • A direct sum of finite cyclic groups is periodic.
  • In this case, is called the internal direct sum of the .
  • Additionally, the direct sum of binary matroids is binary.

lump sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a complete payment consisting of a single sum of money
E.g.
  • He eventually won the suit and received a lump sum.
  • An advance is a lump sum paid in advance of publication.
  • However, the full amount was not authorized in one lump sum.

principal sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. capital as contrasted with the income derived from it; principal; corpus

sum of money

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a quantity of money; sum; amount; amount of money
E.g.
  • Reportedly she asked for a prohibitively large sum of money.
  • Running fan-funded campaigns cost bands a large sum of money.
  • She was allowed to depart after MSC paid an undisclosed sum of money.

sum total

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the final aggregate; sum; summation
E.g.
  • ""Remedying ailments and illness is not the sum total of your existence.
  • The sum total of donations received by this fund would exceed $1.4 million.
  • After the lists had been completed, the number of citizens was counted up, and the sum total announced.

sum up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give a summary (of); summarize; summarise; resume
  2. be a summary of; summarize; summarise; sum
  3. determine the sum of; total; tot; tot up; sum; summate; tote up; add; add together; tally; add up
E.g.
  • To sum up the first chapter: "The gay critique of assimilation begins here.
  • His message appeared to sum up the feelings that all three crewmen had from their vantage point in lunar orbit.
  • To sum up, though the second half of "Raja Rani" moves along predictable lines, it's still a promising debut by Atlee".

tidy sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; batch; deal; flock; good deal; great deal; hatful; heap; lot; mass; mess; mickle; mint; mountain; muckle; passel; peck; pile; plenty; pot; quite a little; raft; sight; slew; spate; stack; wad

vector sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors; resultant

large sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Reportedly she asked for a prohibitively large sum of money.
  • Running fan-funded campaigns cost bands a large sum of money.
  • The sale was in 1784 for 5.5 million francs, a very large sum.
E.g.
  • The band quickly settled for an undisclosed sum.
  • PPL paid an undisclosed sum over ten years.
  • That suit ended with another settlement, for an undisclosed sum.

sum of all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The total Grüneisen parameter is the sum of all γs.
  • It aggregates (the sum of all activity) across "all" markets.
  • The W candidates receiving the greatest net sum of all votes win.
E.g.
  • (A considerable sum: £9,500 in 1946 is equivalent to £ today.)
  • Hobart lost after spending a considerable sum to ensure his seat.
  • In 1665, he was swindled out of the considerable sum of 5,000 guilders by a fraudulent alchemist.
E.g.
  • Treloar won a $1,000 cash prize, a substantial sum at that time.
  • In 1924, Shi Yuzhang () bought the body of the vessel for a substantial sum.
  • King Abdullah II of Jordan also contributed a substantial sum to make the restoration possible.

huge sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A huge sum at the time and one that equates to £30 million at today's values.
  • Solario was sold as a yearling for the huge sum of 47,000 guineas to a British syndicate.
  • A huge sum had to be paid to Germany to end the war which provided the latter with even more capital.

total sum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A total sum of $8,000 was raised in the first year.
  • The total sum loaned to EriTel was $23 million.
  • When buying several items, the rounding is done for the total sum.

sum of squares

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • See also Lack-of-fit sum of squares.
  • Laplace knew how to estimate a variance from a residual (rather than a total) sum of squares.
  • A "Pythagorean field" is a field with Pythagoras number 1: that is, every sum of squares is already a square.
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