Explicit

Definition of Explicit

Ex`plic´it
a.1.A word formerly used (as finis is now) at the conclusion of a book to indicate the end.
1.Not implied merely, or conveyed by implication; distinctly stated; plain in language; open to the understanding; clear; not obscure or ambiguous; express; unequivocal; as, an explicit declaration. Opposite of implicit.
The language of the charter was too explicit to admit of a doubt.
- Bancroft.
2.Having no disguised meaning or reservation; unreserved; outspoken; - applied to persons; as, he was earnest and explicit in his statement.
Explicit function
(Math.) See under Function.

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