explicit

Definitions:

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  • Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied.
  • Fully developed or formulated.
  • Forthright and unreserved in expression.
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  • Readily observable.
  • Describing or portraying nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail.
  • It is finished or completed: a word formerly inserted at the conclusion of a book, in the same way as <em>finis.</em> See etymology.
  • The concluding words of a book or section of a book. See the quotation under <internalXref urlencoded="incipit">incipit</internalXref>.
  • Open to the understanding; express; clear; not obscure or ambiguous: opposed to <em>implicit</em>: as, <em>explicit</em> instructions.
  • Plain; open; unreserved; having no disguised meaning or reservation; outspoken: applied to persons: as, he was <em>explicit</em> in his terms.
  • A word formerly used (as <ex>finis</ex> is now) at the conclusion of a book to indicate the end.
  • Not implied merely, or conveyed by implication; distinctly stated; plain in language; open to the understanding; clear; not obscure or ambiguous; express; unequivocal. Opposite of <contr>implicit</contr>.
  • Having no disguised meaning or reservation; unreserved; outspoken; -- applied to persons.
  • See under <er>Function</er>.
  • Very <xref>specific</xref>, <xref>clear</xref>, or <xref>detailed</xref>.
  • Containing material (e.g. language or film footage) that might be deemed <xref>offensive</xref> or <xref>graphic</xref>.
  • precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
  • in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
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