Definition of Explanations

1. Noun. (plural of explanation) ¹



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Definition of Explanations

1. explanation [n] - See also: explanation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Explanations

explainers
explainin'
explaining
explaining away
explains
explains away
explaint
explananda
explanandum
explanans
explanate
explanation
explanationism
explanationist
explanationists
explanations (current term)
explanative
explanatively
explanator
explanatorily
explanatoriness
explanators
explanatory
explanatory fiction
explanatory style
explant
explantation
explantations
explanted
explanting

Literary usage of Explanations

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1. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1903)
"5, pt i, plates and explanations, pi. 65, fig. 22, 29. Hall. Paleontology of New York. 1885. v. 5, pt i, pi. 65, fig. 22, 29. Hamilton beds Canandaigua lake ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"All such artificial explanations of the terms of the Mosaic legislation are legal, or Halachic, Midrashim. Distinct from this general kind of Midrashim are ..."

3. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1910)
"... Dreams and Premonitions - 256 explanations IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE. By James H. Hyslop. Man is never satisfied to let what he sees, feels, or hears alone. ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"If it is satisfactory to your minds, if he made satisfactory explanations, then possession would not be proof of his guilt, but if it is not satisfactory, ..."

5. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1903)
"he discusses the possibility of ultimate mechanical explanations. Of these, according to his view, an " infinity " is always possible. ..."

6. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1840)
"Iiis explanations—Politics of the Princes of Candahar and ... of that measure —Siege of Hera! raised—explanations demanded by Lord ..."

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