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  • n. That which is to be explained or explicated

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  • n. (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained

Etymologies

From Latin explico (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Such elucidation would only be plausible if we understood the explicans more clearly than the explicandum.

    Emotion

  • 'Hoc facile est ad explicandum,' Nicolaus inquit, 'quod longa aetas et ante acta vita me docuit.

    Tacitus and Bracciolini The Annals Forged in the XVth Century

  • One theorist's Just One Of Those Things is another's challenging explicandum.

    languagehat.com: CLUNKY COMPOUNDS.

  • Aurum nempe omnibus aliis precipitatur. metallis, excepto forfe Platino, quod ita explicandum exiftimo.

    Torberni Bergman, ... sciagraphia regni mineralis: secundum principia proxima digesti

  • Ejusdem Commentarium in Timaeum, vel potius in prooemium Timaei, faepc laudat Proclus in eum dialogum, Non facile pu - tem, ullum interpretem tantis ingenii & doarinae pracfidiis ad fcriptorem aliquem explicandum, quan - tis Longinui ad Platonem, accesfisfe.

    Bibliotheca critica

  • Quod generali conceptu enuntiatum paulo fufius explicandum eft; vt, oftenfo eo quod primùm à Vieta in inftituto fuo promouendo actum eft, quid pofteà ab authore noftro doctifiimo Thomâ Harrioto, qui ilium certamine ifto Analytico fequntus eft, praeftitum fit, meliùs innotefcere possit.

    Thomas Hariot

  • & consecutionibus, quibus ad vivum resecanda est argument! subtili - tas ad explicandum difficilis, multorum ego saeculorum possessionem urgerem, quae nonnisi rationibus plane convincentibus deturbanda est,

    Tractatus theologicus de charitate, in quo expenditur systema J.V. Bolgenj de amore Dei. Accedit ...

  • Partis 1. &: iuxta iroc praeiiip - poiitum reliquam eius ftruciruram difponentes, iniienerimus confentientia omnia: nihilominus idem ex profeifo inor - dine ad Oculum hic explicandum i vt de vfii illius, &: cu - iullibet partium diftinctiiis determineiiius-i ad quod mire deferuiet proportib difpofitionis ad immittendas impreffio - nes a Vifibilibus intra cubicuium cartera. daufiim, per fora - men in ep apertum, fic Vitro conuexo inftruchitn, cum dii - poiitione, qua intra Oculum naturaiiter aptatum, eadem admittuntur.

    Optica philosophia experimentis et ratione a fundamentis constituta, Nicolai ...

  • Vtranue Affertio "HL&: IV. exp) icabitur, &: connrmabitur experimento Seftione iequeiifi aiferendo: ficutvfum Vue« complebimus in eadeni, inter explicandum viiim Humoris Cryftallini, niinus defefciScientemad conuenienrem im - preiTionem - repraientatiuorurn in Retina r fine adiumcnto Vueas.

    Optica philosophia experimentis et ratione a fundamentis constituta, Nicolai ...

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