totality

  • 1 Totality — To*tal i*ty, n. [Cf. F. totalite, LL. totalitas.] 1. The quality or state of being total; as, the totality of an eclipse. [1913 Webster] 2. The whole sum; the whole quantity or amount; the entirety; as, the totality of human knowledge. Buckle.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Totality — may refer to:* Totality Corporation, a former professional services provider acquired by Verizon * The period during which an eclipse is total * A philosophical concept; see Absolute (philosophy) * The Totality, a fictional alien entity in the… …

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  • 3 totality — I noun aggregate, aggregation, allness, collectivity, completeness, comprehensiveness, entireness, entirety, entity, everything, gross, integration, lump, mass, sum, totalness, unity, whole associated concepts: totality of the circumstances II… …

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  • 4 totality — [tō tal′ə tē] n. pl. totalities 1. the fact or condition of being total; entirety 2. the time of complete shadow or coverage during an eclipse 3. the total amount or sum in totality as a whole; altogether …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Totality — «Totality» план американского генерала Дуайта Эйзенхауэра при президенте Гарри Трумэне о нанесении по СССР ударов атомными бомбами. План предусматривал сброс 20 30 атомных бомб на 20 советских городов: Москва, Горький, Куйбышев, Свердловск,… …

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  • 6 totality — (n.) 1590s, from TOTAL (Cf. total) (adj.) + ITY (Cf. ity). In the eclipse sense, from 1842 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 totality — ► NOUN 1) the whole of something. 2) Astronomy the time during which the sun or moon is totally obscured during an eclipse …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 totality — [[t]toʊtæ̱lɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n, in its/their N The totality of something is the whole of it. [FORMAL] ...a process of social, economic and political change which involves the totality of human experience... He did not want to reform… …

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  • 9 totality — to|tal|i|ty [təuˈtælıti US tou ] n [U] formal 1.) the whole of something in sth s totality ▪ It s essential that we look at the problem in its totality. 2.) a total amount …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 totality — noun (U) formal 1 the whole of something: in its totality (=as a complete thing): It s essential that we look at the problem in its totality. 2 a total amount …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 totality — Synonyms and related words: Copernican universe, Einsteinian universe, Newtonian universe, Ptolemaic universe, aggregate, all, all being, all creation, all hands, all the world, allness, alpha and omega, be all and end all, beginning and end,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 totality — noun the concept is difficult to grasp in its totality Syn: entirety, wholeness, fullness, completeness; whole, total, aggregate, sum, sum total; all, everything …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 totality — visuma statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. totality vok. Gesamtheit, f rus. совокупность, f pranc. totalité, f …

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  • 14 totality — noun (plural ties) Date: 1598 1. an aggregate amount ; sum, whole 2. a. the quality or state of being total ; wholeness b. the phase of an eclipse during which it is total ; state of total eclipse …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 totality — /toh tal i tee/, n., pl. totalities. 1. something that is total or constitutes a total; the total amount; a whole. 2. the state of being total; entirety. 3. Astron. total obscuration in an eclipse. [1590 1600; TOTAL + ITY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 totality — noun a) the state of being total b) an aggregate quantity obtained by addition …

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  • 17 totality — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. entirety, everything, oneness, collectivity; see whole . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The state of being entirely whole: completeness, entirety, integrity, oneness, wholeness. See PART. 2. An amount or quantity from… …

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  • 18 totality — to|tal|i|ty [ tou tæləti ] noun uncount FORMAL 1. ) the state of being complete or whole 2. ) the total number or amount of something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 totality — to·tal·i·ty || təʊ tælÉ™tɪ n. entirety, wholeness, total amount, sum; short part of an eclipse when the moon blocks the sun entirely or the shadow of earth totally blocks our view of the moon (Astronomy) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 totality — noun (plural totalities) 1》 the whole of something. 2》 Astronomy the moment or duration of total obscuration of the sun or moon during an eclipse …

    English new terms dictionary