Grand Total

  • (noun): The sum of the sums of several groups of numbers.

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Burghal Hidage - List of Burhs
... this has an implication for Hill’s discussion of the total hidage figure referred to in the ‘B’ lists ... Yet it too must have contained the ‘grand total’ sentence at the end which is flatly contradicted by the hidages enumerated ... refers to the entire list enumerated, a grand total ...

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    Computers are good at swift, accurate computation and at storing great masses of information. The brain, on the other hand, is not as efficient a number cruncher and its memory is often highly fallible; a basic inexactness is built into its design. The brain’s strong point is its flexibility. It is unsurpassed at making shrewd guesses and at grasping the total meaning of information presented to it.
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