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Meaning of CLARIFICATION

Pronunciation:  kl`erufik'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
  2. [n]  an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
 

CLARIFICATION is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: clearing, elucidation, illumination
 
 See Also: disambiguation, improvement, interpretation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allegorization, bolting, colature, cracking, decipherment, decoding, demonstration, demythologization, destructive distillation, distillation, easing, editing, edulcoration, elucidation, elution, elutriation, emendation, enlightenment, essentialization, euhemerism, exegesis, exemplification, expediting, expedition, explanation, explication, exposition, expounding, extraction, facilitation, filtering, filtration, hastening, illumination, illustration, leaching, light, lixiviation, percolation, purification, quickening, rationale, reason, refinement, riddling, screening, separation, sieving, sifting, simplification, simplifying, smoothing, solution, speeding, spiritualization, straining, streamlining, sublimation, unlocking, winnowing
 

 

 

 

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