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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clar·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clarified p. pr. & vb. n. Clarifying.]
 1. To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or sirup. “Boiled and clarified.”
 2. To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate.
    To clarify his reason, and to rectify his will.   --South.
 3. To glorify. [Obs.]
    Fadir, clarifie thi name.   --Wyclif (John ii. 28).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See clarify

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : free from unwanted solid matter

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery
           surrounding her death" [syn: clear up, elucidate]
           [ant: obfuscate]
      2: make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating;
         "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
      [also: clarified]