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(14 Jan 2009)

1. The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumour, or the like.

2. The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation. "The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of all other liberties.

<mathematics>" (Macaulay) Discussion of a problem or an equation, the operation of assigning different reasonable values to the arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result.

Origin: L. Discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. Discussion.

(01 Mar 1998)

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