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enumeration

(mathematics)
A bijection with the natural numbers; a counted set.

Compare well-ordered.

enumeration

(programming)

enumeration

An itemization or counting of something. See enumerate.
References in classic literature ?
For what purpose could the enumeration of particular powers be inserted, if these and all others were meant to be included in the preceding general power?
No Capitation, or other direct, Tax shall be laid, unless in Proportion to the Census or Enumeration herein before directed to be taken.
And the last, in every case to make enumerations so complete, and reviews so general, that I might be assured that nothing was omitted.
In order to complete his victory, he was in the act of recommencing the enumeration of the rewards, when Magua made an expressive gesture and said:
A simple enumeration of a few of its features may give some idea of its collective grandeur and magnificence.
He stopped in his enumeration, not finding it possible to link them together in any way that should explain the queer combination which he could perceive in them, as he thought of them.
Lynde did not spare him in her enumeration of his shortcomings, you may be sure.
Here he made a considerable pause, and Gurth had good hope that the last three pieces might escape the fate of their comrades; but the enumeration proceeded.
Archer had been wont to smile at these annual vaticinations of his mother's; but this year even he was obliged to acknowledge, as he listened to an enumeration of the changes, that the "trend" was visible.
Philip listened to her enumeration of the qualities which must be possessed by the perfect lover, and he could not help feeling a certain satisfaction that she lived in Berlin.
Socrates reminds Meno that this is only an enumeration of the virtues and not a definition of the notion which is common to them all.
Does he produce his impressions by full enumeration of details, or by emphasis on prominent or characteristic details?