Associations to the word «Total»


TOTAL, noun. An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
TOTAL, noun. (informal) (mathematics) Sum.
TOTAL, adjective. Entire; relating to the whole of something.
TOTAL, adjective. (used as an intensifier) Complete; absolute.
TOTAL, verb. (transitive) To add up; to calculate the sum of.
TOTAL, verb. To equal a total of; to amount to.
TOTAL, verb. (transitive) (US) (slang) to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)
TOTAL, verb. (intransitive) To amount to; to add up to.
TOTAL ALLERGY SYNDROME, noun. A supposed illness with various symptoms caused by sensitivity to various substances in the modern environment.
TOTAL CLEARANCE, noun. (snooker) The potting of all the object balls on the table.
TOTAL CLEARANCE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see total,‎ clearance.
TOTAL CLEARANCES, noun. Plural of total clearance
TOTAL DEPRAVITY, noun. (religion) Calvinist doctrine that all human action is tainted by original sin
TOTAL ECLIPSE, noun. (astronomy) An eclipse in which the eclipsed body is completely obscured to the viewer.
TOTAL FOOTBALL, noun. (soccer) A football (soccer) tactic in which the outfield players assume different roles during a game, while keeping an organised structure.
TOTAL INTERNAL REFLECTION, noun. (optics) (uncountable) A phenomenon where light, instead of passing into a medium of a lower refractive index and refracting away from the normal, is completely reflected by the boundary between the two media because it approaches at an angle greater than or equal to the critical angle.
TOTAL INTERNAL REFLECTION, noun. (countable) An instance of this phenomenon.
TOTAL INTERNAL REFLECTIONS, noun. Plural of total internal reflection
TOTAL INTERNAL REFLEXION, noun. Alternative form of total internal reflection
TOTAL INTERNAL REFLEXIONS, noun. Plural of total internal reflexion
TOTAL LOSS, noun. (accounting) An insured item of which the entire value is written off
TOTAL ORDER, noun. (set theory) A relation that is reflexive, antisymmetric, and transitive (i.e., that is a partial order), and having the property that for any two elements of its set, one is related to the other.
TOTAL ORDERING RELATION, noun. (mathematics) (rare) A total order.
TOTAL ORDERING RELATIONS, noun. Plural of total ordering relation
TOTAL ORDERS, noun. Plural of total order
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT, noun. (management) A strategic approach to management aimed at embedding awareness of quality in all organizational processes.
TOTAL RECALL, noun. The ability to remember with great details; having photographic memory.
TOTAL RETURN SWAP, noun. (finance) A financial derivative that transfers both the credit risk and market risk of an underlying asset.
TOTAL REVENUE, noun. (economics) The revenue from each item multiplied by the number of items sold
TOTAL REVENUES, noun. Plural of total revenue
TOTAL SYNTHESES, noun. Plural of total synthesis
TOTAL SYNTHESIS, noun. (chemistry) The synthesis of a complex organic compound (especially a naturally occurring one) from simple, readily available compounds.
TOTAL WAR, noun. Warfare where all of a country's available resources, military as well as civilian, are employed.
TOTAL WARS, noun. Plural of total war

Dictionary definition

TOTAL, noun. The whole amount.
TOTAL, noun. A quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers.
TOTAL, verb. Add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000".
TOTAL, verb. Determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town".
TOTAL, verb. Damage beyond the point of repair; "My son totaled our new car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert".
TOTAL, adjective. Constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure".
TOTAL, adjective. Complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster".

Wise words

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