Origin of elaboration
Related formsself-e·lab·o·ra·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for elaboration
Lack of elaboration is a virus that continually infects the book, sometimes having a sickening effect on the reader.
It is neither the time nor the place to ask for elaboration.
Ptolemy's book, as has been said, is virtually an elaboration of the doctrines of Hipparchus.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
The observant reader will find that Rogers has often weakened his first and best thoughts by this elaboration.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow|Maturin Murray Ballou
On the other hand, we are averse to protract the argument by any elaboration of mere details which can be avoided.Supernatural Religion, Vol. III. (of III)|Walter Richard Cassels
Broghills plan pays due attention to suspense and elaboration, without which, as Mnage said, the end would arrive too soon.Prefaces to Four Seventeenth-Century Romances|Roger Boyle
Enamoured of the antique, of the Orient, of mystical subjects, he spent a lifetime in the elaboration of his beloved themes.Egoists|James Huneker