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

 im·pli·ca·tion /ˌɪmpləˈkeʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 蘊含; 隱含式

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pli·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of implicating, or the state of being implicated.
    Three principal causes of firmness are. the grossness, the quiet contact, and the implication of component parts.   --Boyle.
 2. An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words.
    Whatever things, therefore, it was asserted that the king might do, it was a necessary implication that there were other things which he could not do.   --Hallam.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied);
           "his resignation had political implications" [syn: deduction,
      2: a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred;
         "the significance of his remark became clear only later";
         "the expectation was spread both by word and by
         implication" [syn: significance, import]
      3: an accusation that brings into intimate and usually
         incriminating connection
      4: a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form
         `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false [syn: logical
         implication, conditional relation]
      5: a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close
         connection (especially an incriminating involvement); "he
         was suspected of implication in several robberies"