Definitions for elaborationɪˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. amplification, elaboration(noun)

    addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail

    "a few remarks added in amplification and defense"; "an elaboration of the sketch followed"

  2. refinement, elaboration(noun)

    the result of improving something

    "he described a refinement of this technique"

  3. expansion, enlargement, elaboration(noun)

    a discussion that provides additional information

  4. elaborateness, elaboration, intricacy, involution(noun)

    marked by elaborately complex detail

  5. elaboration, working out(noun)

    developing in intricate and painstaking detail

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. elaboration(Noun)

    The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.

  2. elaboration(Noun)

    The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.

  3. elaboration(Noun)

    Setting up a hierarchy of calculated constants in a language such as Ada so that the values of one or more of them determine others further down in the hierarchy.

  4. elaboration(Noun)

    The process of taking a parsed tree of an abstract integrated circuit definition in a language such as Verilog and creating a hierarchy of module instances that ends with primitive (atomic) gates and statements.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Elaboration(noun)

    the act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement

  2. Elaboration(noun)

    the natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues

  3. Origin: [L. elaboratio: cf. F. laboration.]


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  • tuotanto, kehittely, muokkaaminen, työstäminenFinnish

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