Definition of Clarification

1. Noun. An interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding. "The professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"

Exact synonyms: Elucidation, Illumination
Generic synonyms: Interpretation
Specialized synonyms: Disambiguation
Derivative terms: Clarify, Elucidate, Elucidate, Illuminate



2. Noun. The act of removing solid particles from a liquid.
Exact synonyms: Clearing
Generic synonyms: Improvement
Derivative terms: Clarify, Clear, Clear

Definition of Clarification

1. n. The act or process of making clear or transparent, by freeing visible impurities; as, the clarification of wine.

Definition of Clarification

1. Noun. The act of clarifying; the act or process of making clear or transparent by freeing visible impurities; particularly, the clearing or fining of liquid substances from feculent matter by the separation of the insoluble particles which prevent the liquid from being transparent. ¹

2. Noun. The act of freeing from obscurities. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clarification

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Clarification

1. The process of making a turbid liquid clear. Synonym: lucidification. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clarification

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clarification (current term)
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Literary usage of Clarification

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1. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"As filtration is a simple and thorough operation, clarification is substituted ... The clarification of liquids, Whenever possible, is accomplished by means ..."

2. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1907)
"clarification. BY clarification is meant the removing of the matters in suspension, ... clarification alone is suitable treatment only when the effluent is ..."

3. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction, and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1901)
"clarification alone is suitable treatment only when the effluent is discharged ... It is in most cases desirable, however, to make partial clarification ..."

4. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"The clarification of dull wines with gelatine, isinglass, or albumen (if needful, with the judicious use of tannic acid), which form a voluminous ..."

5. Coal Washing by Ernst Prochaska (1921)
"CHAPTER VIII WATER clarification The methods used for the clarification of the ... Theoretically the process of clarification should be carried on in such a ..."

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