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Noun elaboration has 5 senses
  1. amplification, elaboration - addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail; "a few remarks added in amplification and defense"; "an elaboration of the idea followed"
    --1 is a kind of expansion, expanding upon
    Derived form: verb elaborate1
  2. refinement, elaboration - the result of improving something; "he described a refinement of this technique"
    --2 is a kind of improvement, betterment, advance
    Derived form: verb elaborate3
  3. expansion, enlargement, elaboration - a discussion that provides additional information
    --3 is a kind of discussion, treatment, discourse
    --3 has particulars: expatiation; embellishment, embroidery
    Derived form: verb elaborate1
  4. elaborateness, elaboration, intricacy, involution - marked by elaborately complex detail
    --4 is a kind of complexity, complexness
    Derived form: verb elaborate3
  5. elaboration, working out - developing in intricate and painstaking detail
    --5 is a kind of development
    Derived forms: verb elaborate2, verb elaborate4, verb elaborate3
elaborate as adj elaborate display elaborate on elaborate sentence elaborated elaborately elaborateness elaborating elaboration elaborative elaborte elabotate elaeagnaceae elaeagnus elaeagnus augustifolia elaeagnus commutata elaeagnus latifolia

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