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Discussion

Dis`cus´sion
n.1.The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like.
2.The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation.
The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of all other liberties.
- Macaulay.
Discussion of a problem
(Math.) the operation of assigning different reasonable values to the arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result.
- Math. Dict.
Noun1.discussion - an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
Synonyms: discourse, treatment
2.discussion - an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
Synonyms: give-and-take, word

DISCUSSION, civil law. A proceeding, on the part of a surety, by which. the property of the principal debtor is made liable before resort can be had to the sureties; this is called the benefit of discussion. This is the law in Louisiana. Civ. Code of Lo. art. 3014 to 3020. See Domat, 3, 4, 1 to 4; Burge on Sur. 329, 343, 348; 5 Toull. p. 544 7 Toull. p. 93; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1414.

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