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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of elucidating or of throwing light upon any obscure subject.
  • n. That which explains or throws light; explanation; illustration: as, one example may serve for an elucidation of the subject.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on
  • n. an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding

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