Definition of Simplification

1. Noun. An explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity.

Generic synonyms: Account, Explanation
Specialized synonyms: Oversimplification, Simplism
Derivative terms: Simplify



2. Noun. Elimination of superfluous details.
Generic synonyms: Elimination, Riddance
Specialized synonyms: Oversimplification, Simplism, Rationalisation, Rationalization
Derivative terms: Simplify

3. Noun. The act of reducing complexity.
Exact synonyms: Reduction
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Schematisation, Schematization
Derivative terms: Reduce, Simplify

Definition of Simplification

1. n. The act of simplifying.

Definition of Simplification

1. Noun. the act of simplifying or something that has been simplified ¹

2. Noun. (logic) a valid simple argument ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Simplification

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Simplification

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1. Manual of the Art of Fiction: Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Clayton Meeker Hamilton (1918)
"Narrative a simplification of Life.—Robert Louis Stevenson, in his spirited essay entitled "A Humble Remonstrance," has given very valuable advice to the ..."

2. The Theatre of Tomorrow by Kenneth Macgowan (1921)
"They are simplification, suggestion and synthesis. simplification is the test in ... simplification of effect always; simplification of means generally. ..."

3. A Study in Moral Problems by Bertram Mitchell Laing (1922)
"But the question arises whether science in aiming at simplicity is bringing about a simplification of nature. If the procedure of science does mean the ..."

4. Problems Surrounding the Mortgage Origination Process: Congressional Hearing edited by Lauch Faircloth, Connie Mack (2000)
"RESPA and TILA Disclosure simplification The Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996, directed the Federal Reserve Board and HUD to ..."

5. The Art of the Italian Renaissance: A Handbook for Student and Travellers by Heinrich Wölfflin (1903)
"... simplification in the sense of obtaining repose encounters a simplification, which aims at the greatest possible lucidity in the picture, ..."

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