Discussion of a problem

Discussion of a problem
Discussion Dis*cus"sion, n. [L. discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.] 1. The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like. [archaic] [1913 Webster]

2. The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation. [1913 Webster]

The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of all other liberties. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Discussion of a problem} or {Discussion of an equation} (Math.), the operation of assigning different reasonable values to the arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result. --Math. Dict. [1913 Webster]


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  • Discussion of an equation — Discussion Dis*cus sion, n. [L. discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.] 1. The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. The act of discussing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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