Definition of Representation. Meaning of Representation. Synonyms of Representation

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Definition of Representation

Representation
Representation Rep`re*sen*ta"tion (-z?n-t?"sh?n), n. [F. repr?sentation, L. representatio.] 1. The act of representing, in any sense of the verb. 2. That which represents. Specifically: (a) A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like. (b) A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet. (c) A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate. (d) The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress. (e) (Insurance Law) Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced. 3. The state of being represented. Syn: Description; show; delineaton; portraiture; likeness; resemblance; exhibition; sight.

Meaning of Representation from wikipedia

- Representation can refer to: Representation (politics), one's ability to influence the political process Representative democracy (Permanent) Representation...
- Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems in which divisions in an electorate are reflected proportionately in the elected body...
- "No taxation without representation" is a slogan originating during the 1700s that summarized a primary grievance of the American colonists in the Thirteen...
- In the common view, political representation is ****umed to refer only to the political activities undertaken, in representative democracies, by citizens...
- linguistic representation, a representation of an utterance that uses symbols to represent linguistic information Symbolic (disambiguation) Representation (disambiguation)...
- An Intermediate representation (IR) is the data structure or code used internally by a compiler or virtual machine to represent source code. An IR is designed...
- In the mathematical field of representation theory, group representations describe abstract groups in terms of linear transformations of vector spaces;...
- Representation is the use of signs that stand in for and take the place of something else. It is through representation that people organize the world...
- Representation theory is a branch of mathematics that studies abstract algebraic structures by representing their elements as linear transformations of...
- Knowledge representation and reasoning (KR, KR², KR&R) is the field of artificial intelligence (AI) dedicated to representing information about the world...
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