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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·pli·cate /ˈɛkspləˌket/
 (vt.)詳細說明,解釋,說明,引伸

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pli·cate a.  Evolved; unfolded.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pli·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Explicated p. pr. & vb. n. Explicating ]
 1. To unfold; to expand; to lay open. [Obs.] “They explicate the leaves.”
 2. To unfold the meaning or sense of; to explain; to clear of difficulties or obscurity; to interpret.
    The last verse of his last satire is not yet sufficiently explicated.   --Dryden.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 explicate
      v 1: make palin and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of
           physics to his students" [syn: explain]
      2: elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop
         the ideas in your thesis" [syn: formulate, develop]