Dis*cus"sion (?), n. [L. discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.]
The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like.
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.
Discussion of a problem or an equation Math., the operation of assigning different reasonable values to the arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result.
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