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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Clarification \Clar`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. clarification, L.
1. The act or process of making clear or transparent, by
freeing visible impurities; as, the clarification of wine.
2. The act of freeing from obscurities.
The clarification of men's ideas. --Whewell.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding;
"the professor's clarification helped her to understand the
textbook" [syn: clarification, elucidation,
2: the act of removing solid particles from a liquid [syn:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
60 Moby Thesaurus words for "clarification":
allegorization, bolting, colature, cracking, decipherment,
decoding, demonstration, demythologization,
destructive distillation, distillation, easing, editing,
edulcoration, elucidation, elution, elutriation, emendation,
enlightenment, essentialization, euhemerism, exegesis,
exemplification, expediting, expedition, explanation, explication,
exposition, expounding, extraction, facilitation, filtering,
filtration, hastening, illumination, illustration, leaching, light,
lixiviation, percolation, purification, quickening, rationale,
reason, refinement, riddling, screening, separation, sieving,
sifting, simplification, simplifying, smoothing, solution,
speeding, spiritualization, straining, streamlining, sublimation,
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