n.1.The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole of any number of individuals or particulars added together; as, the sum of 5 and 7 is 12.
Take ye the sum of all the congregation.
- Num. i. 2.
2.A quantity of money or currency; any amount, indefinitely; as, a sum of money; a small sum, or a large sum.
With a great sum obtained I this freedom.
- Acts xxii. 28.
3.The principal points or thoughts when viewed together; the amount; the substance; compendium; as, this is the sum of all the evidence in the case; this is the sum and substance of his objections.
4.Height; completion; utmost degree.
5.(Arith.) A problem to be solved, or an example to be wrought out.
A large sheet of paper . . . covered with long sums.
- Dickens.
Algebraic sum
as distinguished from arithmetical sum, the aggregate of two or more numbers or quantities taken with regard to their signs, as + or -, according to the rules of addition in algebra; thus, the algebraic sum of -2, 8, and -1 is 5.
In sum
in short; in brief.
- Rogers.
v. t.1.To bring together into one whole; to collect into one amount; to cast up, as a column of figures; to ascertain the totality of; - usually with up.
[imp. & p. p. Summed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Summing.]
2.To bring or collect into a small compass; to comprise in a few words; to condense; - usually with up.
3.(Falconry) To have (the feathers) full grown; to furnish with complete, or full-grown, plumage.
Summing up
a compendium or abridgment; a recapitulation; a résumé; a summary.
Noun1.sum - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
2.sum - a quantity obtained by addition
Synonyms: total, amount
3.sum - the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
Synonyms: sum total, summation
4.sum - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
5.sum - the whole amount
6.sum - the basic unit of money in Uzbekistan
7.sum - a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
Synonyms: join, union
Verb1.sum - be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
2.sum - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
1.(theory)sum - In domain theory, the sum A + B of two domains contains all elements of both domains, modified to indicate which part of the union they come from, plus a new bottom element. There are two constructor functions associated with the sum:

inA : A -> A+B inB : B -> A+B inA(a) = (0,a) inB(b) = (1,b)

and a disassembly operation:

case d of isA

This can be generalised to arbitrary numbers of domains.

See also smash sum, disjoint union.
2.(tool)sum - A Unix utility to calculate a 16-bit checksum of the data in a file. It also displays the size of the file, either in kilobytes or in 512-byte blocks. The checksum may differ on machines with 16-bit and 32-bit ints.

Unix manual page: sum(1).
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