Definitions for elaborationɪˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elaboration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elaboration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Helmuth von Moltke the Elder:

    Strategy is a system of makeshifts. Is is more than a science. It is bringing knowledge to bear on practical life, the further elaboration of an original guiding idea under constantly changing circumstances. It is the art of acting under the pressure of the most demanding conditions...That is why general principles, rules derived from them, and systems based on these rules cannot possibly have any value for strategy.

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Translations for elaboration

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • elaboraciónSpanish
  • tuotanto, kehittely, muokkaaminen, työstäminenFinnish

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