The word recapitulation can mean:
*A summary
* Recapitulation (music), a section of musical sonata form where the exposition is repeated in an altered form and the development is concluded
* Recapitulation theory, a scientific theory no longer accepted
*Recapitulation (Irenaeus), a religious theory
*Recapitulation (Castaneda), a spiritual practice appearing first in the writings Carlos Castaneda and later in those of Miguel Ángel Ruiz, Victor Sanchez and others
*Recapitulation (healing) the art of recapturing lost energy stored in the muscles of the body from thoughts & feelings of past events, a natural healing process. Self Re-examination. Recapitulator, a tool used to bring attention to the memory & location of trapped energy to remove stress from the body thereby healing any area of distress upon re-examination.

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  • récapitulation — [ rekapitylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1245; lat. recapitulatio 1 ♦ Répétition, reprise point par point. Faire la récapitulation d un compte. « elle fit une courte récapitulation de sa vie entière » (Rousseau). Écrit qui récapitule. ⇒ abrégé, sommaire. 2 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Recapitulation — Re ca*pit u*la tion (r[=e] k[.a]*p[i^]t [ u]*l[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [LL. recapitulatio: cf. F. recapitulation.] 1. The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements, in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recapitulation — Recapitulation. s. f. v. Repetition sommaire de ce qui a déja esté dit. Il fit une courte recapitulation de tout ce qu il avoit dit …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • recapitulation — [rē΄kəpich΄ə lā′shən] n. [ME recapitalacion < MFr or LL: MFr recapitulation < LL recapitulatio] 1. the act of recapitulating 2. a summary, or brief restatement 3. PALINGENESIS (sense 3) 4. Music the section of a composition which restates… …   English World dictionary

  • recapitulation — recapitulation. См. рекапитуляция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Recapitulation — (v. lat., bei den Griechen Anakephalaiosis), 1) eine rhetorische Figur, die summarische Wiederholung od. kurze Zusammenfassung der Hauptpunkte einer Rede; 2) die Wiederholung einzelner Rechnungssummen, um dieselben in eine Hauptsumme zu bringen.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Recapitulation — Recapitulation, lat. deutsch, griech. Anakephaläosis, in der Rhetorik die gedrängte Wiederholung des Redeinhalts; im Rechnungswesen übersichtliche Zusammenstellung der Rechnungstitel …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • recapitulation — index account (report), capsule, compendium, digest, hornbook, narration, outline (synopsis) …   Law dictionary

  • recapitulation — (n.) late 14c., a summarizing, from O.Fr. recapitulacion (13c.), from L.L. recapitulationem (nom. recapitulatio), noun of action from pp. stem of recapitulare go over the main points of a thing again, lit. restate by heads or chapters, from re… …   Etymology dictionary

  • recapitulation — Recapitulation, Anacephalaeosis, Epilogus, Enumeratio, Conclusio, Peroratio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • recapitulation — ► NOUN 1) an act or instance of recapitulating. 2) Music a part of a movement in which themes from the exposition are restated …   English terms dictionary

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