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the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc

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a detailed explanation of the meaning of something

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In the final stage, Amee Glass, a linguistic expert on Ngaanyatjarra, provided invaluable input on translatability into that language, culminating in a translation of the abridged version of our explication (see Appendices B and C).
Its strengths come from its focus and explication of key terms from across Levinas' writings.
Under "the constraint of explication," he argues, dwelling can no longer be construed in Heideggerian terms "as a donation of Being.
Clearly the chief value of this book resides in Hardin's exploitation of the resources of game theory in his explication of Hume's political theory.
McKeon follows his gender-equity rallying cry with chapter-long explication of Aphra Behn's Love-Letters, a reading both rich in historicizing and incisive in nuancing the ambivalent commitment to secrecy in the roman d clef.
The alternative is the modern view, namely, that theory is the explication of prior practice.
The chapters are better read as essays than as part of a continuous whole, but on balance the text is an excellent treatment of Tillich: it is equally devoted to explication and constructive application of his thought, and this combination does Tillich justice.
Schwartz's text, written for college students, tends to sacrifice rasa, of flavor, for explication.
Covey breaks this down in a step-by-step explication that goes on for nearly 400 pages and supplements that with a DVD that provides narratives related to his instruction.
She eschews anything that resembles explication de texte and instead relies upon the prosecutorial-conspiratorial musings of Semyon Reznik.
Although Lhamon's explication of Jim Crow's evolution into a nineteenth-century "hip-hop" rebel is beautifully developed, the book could benefit from a documented history of how the "rebel" image of Jim Crow the integrationist became the symbol for segregation.
Achsah Guibbory's important essay on Hesperides stands out here, because, while it certainly employs close formal analysis, its critical methodology is not explication de texte but historicism: she changes our view of Herrick by expertly locating the politics of his use of the Hebrew Bible within the religious controversies of the 1640s.
Dramatic advances have been made by molecular geneticists in the explication of hereditary phenomena, by quantitative geneticists in the assessment of aggregate effects of genes and environments, by behavioral and social scientists in identifying intermediary phenotypes (endophenotypes) and in defining and measuring complex behavioral domains, and by statisticians in the measurement of change.
Particularly groundbreaking are Judith Halberstam's analysis of the articulations of gender in By Hook or By Crook (2000) and Helen Hok-Sze Leung's explication of "Queer Asian Cinemas" both as an emergent social phenomenon and as an invention of queer festivals worldwide.
Although Gilbert alludes to the benefits of a communitarian solution, this deserve more discussion and explication.