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.

2.

The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation.

The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of all other liberties. Macaulay.

Discussion of a problem or an equation Math., the operation of assigning different reasonable values to the arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result.

Math. Dict.

 

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