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Noun: elucidation  i,loo-si'dey-shun
  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 elucidation helped her to understand the textbook";
    - clarification, illumination, ├ęclaircissement

Derived forms: elucidations

Type of: explanation, interpretation

Encyclopedia: Elucidation