Associations to the word «Representation»


REPRESENTATION, noun. That which represents another.
REPRESENTATION, noun. (legal) The lawyers and staff who argue on behalf of another in court.
REPRESENTATION, noun. (politics) The ability to elect a representative to speak on one's behalf in government; the role of this representative in government.
REPRESENTATION, noun. (mathematics) An object that describes an abstract group in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces.
REPRESENTATION, noun. A figure, image or idea that substitutes reality.
REPRESENTATION, noun. A theatrical performance.
REPRESENTATION TERM, noun. (metadata) A word or a combination of words that semantically represent the data type (value domain) of a data element, such as the suffix "ID" for the data element "PersonID", the suffix "Name" for "PersonGivenName" and "PersonFamilyName" and "Date" for "PersonBirthDate".
REPRESENTATION THEORIST, noun. An algebraist who specializes in representation theory
REPRESENTATION THEORISTS, noun. Plural of representation theorist

Dictionary definition

REPRESENTATION, noun. A presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image.
REPRESENTATION, noun. A creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something.
REPRESENTATION, noun. The act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf.
REPRESENTATION, noun. The state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent.
REPRESENTATION, noun. A body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency; "a Congressional vacancy occurred in the representation from California".
REPRESENTATION, noun. A factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract; "the sales contract contains several representations by the vendor".
REPRESENTATION, noun. A performance of a play.
REPRESENTATION, noun. A statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; "certain representations were made concerning police brutality".
REPRESENTATION, noun. The right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body.
REPRESENTATION, noun. An activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent.

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