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clarification


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clarification  \Clar`i*fi*ca"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  clarification,  L. 
  clarificatio  glorification.] 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clarification 
  n  1:  an  interpretation  that  clears  up  ambiguity;  "the  professor's 
  clarification  helped  her  to  understand  the  textbook" 
  [syn:  {elucidation}] 
  2:  the  act  of  removing  solid  particles  from  a  liquid  [syn:  {clearing}] 




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