Subsumption
Subsumption Sub*sump"tion, n. 1. The act of subsuming, or of including under another. [1913 Webster]

The first act of consciousness was a subsumption of that of which we were conscious under this notion. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is subsumed, as the minor clause or premise of a syllogism. [1913 Webster]

But whether you see cause to go against the rule, or the subsumption under the rule. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • subsumption — [səb sump′shən] n. [ModL subsumptio < subsumptus, pp. of subsumere] 1. a subsuming or being subsumed 2. something subsumed; esp., a minor concept or premise subsumptive adj …   English World dictionary

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  • subsumption — noun Etymology: New Latin subsumption , subsumptio, from subsumere Date: 1652 the act or process of subsuming …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subsumption — subsumptive, adj. /seuhb sump sheuhn/, n. 1. an act of subsuming. 2. the state of being subsumed. 3. something that is subsumed. 4. a proposition subsumed under another. [1630 40; < ML subsumption (s. of subsumptio) a subjoining, equiv. to… …   Universalium

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  • subsumption — noun a) the act of subsuming, or something subsumed b) The premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term …   Wiktionary

  • Subsumption — Subsumtion; Unterordnung * * * Sub|sump|ti|on (selten), Sub|sum|ti|on, die; , en: 1. (bildungsspr.) das ↑ Subsumieren (1). 2. (Rechtsspr.) Unterordnung eines Sachverhalts unter den Tatbestand e …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Subsumption — Indordning …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Subsumption — Sub|sump|ti|on vgl. ↑Subsumtion …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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