Definitions

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  • n. An unknotting; the act or operation of clearing of knots, or untying.
  • n. The solution of a difficulty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, also, the solution of a difficulty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In husbandry, the cutting away of the knots of trees.
  • n. The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, solution, as of a difficulty.

Etymologies

Latin enodatio explanation, from enodare to free from knots. See enode. (Wiktionary)

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  • The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, also, the solution of a difficulty.

    October 29, 2008