Sub*sump"tion (?), n.
The act of subsuming, or of including under another.
The first act of consciousness was a subsumption of that of which we were conscious under this notion.
Sir W. Hamilton.
That which is subsumed, as the minor clause or premise of a syllogism.
But whether you see cause to go against the rule, or the subsumption under the rule.
© Webster 1913.