Meaning of TOTAL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtəutl ]

adj., n., & v. --adj. 1 complete, comprising the whole (the total number of people). 2 absolute, unqualified (in total ignorance; total abstinence). --n. a total number or amount. --v. (totalled, totalling; US totaled, totaling) 1 tr. a amount in number to (they totalled 131). b find the total of (things, a set of figures, etc.). 2 intr. (foll. by to, up to) amount to, mount up to. 3 tr. US sl. wreck completely. øtotal abstinence abstaining completely from alcohol. total eclipse an eclipse in which the whole disc (of the sun, moon, etc.) is obscured. total internal reflection reflection without refraction of a light-ray meeting the interface between two media at more than a certain critical angle to the normal. total recall the ability to remember every detail of one's experience clearly. total war a war in which all available weapons and resources are employed. øøtotally adv. [ME f. OF f. med.L totalis f. totus entire]

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