# Borel summation

## EnglishEdit

### EtymologyEdit

Introduced by Ă‰mile Borel in 1899.

### NounEdit

**Borel summation** (*usually uncountable*, *plural* **Borel summations**)

- (mathematics) A summation method for divergent series, particularly useful for summing divergent asymptotic series, and in some sense giving the best possible sum for such series.