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Noun: elaboration  i,la-bu'rey-shun
  1. Addition of extra material, illustration or clarifying detail
    "an elaboration of the sketch followed";
    - amplification
  2. The result of improving something
    - refinement
  3. A discussion that provides additional information
    - expansion, enlargement
  4. Marked by elaborately complex detail
    - elaborateness, intricacy, involution
  5. Developing in intricate and painstaking detail
    - working out

Derived forms: elaborations

Type of: advance, betterment, complexity, complexness, development, discourse, discussion, expanding upon, expansion, improvement, treatment

Encyclopedia: Elaboration