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