Definition of Collation. Meaning of Collation. Synonyms of Collation

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Definition of Collation

Collation
Collation Col*la"tion, n. [OE. collacioun speech, conference, reflection, OF. collacion, F. collation, fr. L. collatio a bringing together, comparing, fr. collatum (used as the supine of conferre); col- + latium (used as the supine of ferre to bear), for tlatum. See Tolerate, v. t.] 1. The act of collating or comparing; a comparison of one copy er thing (as of a book, or manuscript) with another of a like kind; comparison, in general. --Pope. 2. (Print.) The gathering and examination of sheets preparatory to binding. 3. The act of conferring or bestowing. [Obs.] Not by the collation of the king . . . but by the people. --Bacon. 4. A conference. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 5. (Eccl. Law) The presentation of a clergyman to a benefice by a bishop, who has it in his own gift. 6. (Law) (a) The act of comparing the copy of any paper with its original to ascertain its conformity. (b) The report of the act made by the proper officers. 7. (Scots Law) The right which an heir has of throwing the whole heritable and movable estates of the deceased into one mass, and sharing it equally with others who are of the same degree of kindred. Note: This also obtains in the civil law, and is found in the code of Louisiana. --Bouvier. 8. (Eccles.) A collection of the Lives of the Fathers or other devout work read daily in monasteries. 9. A light repast or luncheon; as, a cold collation; -- first applied to the refreshment on fast days that accompanied the reading of the collation in monasteries. A collation of wine and sweetmeats. --Whiston. Collation of seals (Old Law), a method of ascertaining the genuineness of a seal by comparing it with another known to be genuine. --Bouvier.
Collation
Collation Col*la"tion, v. i. To partake of a collation. [Obs.] May 20, 1658, I . . . collationed in Spring Garden. --Evelyn.

Meaning of Collation from wikipedia

- Collation is the ****embly of written information into a standard order. Many systems of collation are based on numerical order or alphabetical order,...
- The Unicode collation algorithm (UCA) is an algorithm defined in Unicode Technical Report #10, which defines a customizable method to compare two strings...
- science, collation is the process of ****embling written information into a standard order. Collation may also have the following meanings: Collation (meal)...
- the conventional ordering of an alphabet. It is one of the methods of collation. To determine which of two strings comes first in alphabetical order,...
- The term collation originates in Western Christianity, where it refers to the two small meals allowed on days of fasting, with or without abstinence....
- Etruscans. Several Latin-script alphabets exist, which differ in graphemes, collation, and phonetic values from the cl****ical Latin alphabet. The Latin script...
- Standard is aligned with the Default Unicode Collation Entity Table (DUCET) datafile of the Unicode Collation Algorithm (UCA) specified in Unicode Technical...
- including whether the text is italic, normal or bold. Collation ISO/IEC 14651 Unicode collation algorithm (UCA) Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) "ENV...
- The Collationes in Hexaemeron[pronunciation?] (Talks on the Six Days [of Creation]) are an unfinished series of talks given by St. Bonaventure in Paris...
- transcription of Korean language, as sound changes must be observed. Several collation sequences are used to order words. The first sequence is official in North...
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