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3 definitions found
 for elucidation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elucidation \E*lu`ci*da"tion\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]lucidation.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  elucidation
      n 1: an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light
           on
      2: an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding;
         "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the
         textbook" [syn: clarification, elucidation,
         illumination]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "elucidation":
     allegorization, clarification, cracking, decipherment, decoding,
     demonstration, demythologization, editing, emendation,
     enlightenment, euhemerism, exegesis, exemplification, explanation,
     explication, exposition, expounding, illumination, illustration,
     light, rationale, reason, simplification, solution, unlocking
  
  

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