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


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 elab·o·ra·tion /ɪˌlæbəˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lab·o·ra·tion n.
 1. The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.
 2. Physiol. The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying
           detail; "a few remarks added in amplification and
           defense"; "an elaboration of the idea followed" [syn: amplification]
      2: the result of improving something; "he described a
         refinement of this technique" [syn: refinement]
      3: a discussion that provides additional information [syn: expansion,
      4: marked by elaborately complex detail [syn: elaborateness,
         intricacy, involution]
      5: developing in intricate and painstaking detail [syn: working