explicitly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv explicitly in an explicit manner "in his foreword Professor Clark puts it explicitly"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: PcGamer readers are all mighty and should be obeyed explicitly, lest they release the wrath of the Coconut Monkey upon the wrong doers.
    • adv Explicitly In an explicit manner; clearly; plainly; without disguise or reservation of meaning; not by inference or implication; as, he explicitly avows his intention.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • explicitly Plainly; without disguise or reservation of meaning; not by inference or implication; clearly; unmistakably: as, he explicitly avows his intention.
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Quotations

  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin%20Disraeli
    “Frank and explicit -- that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin%20Disraeli
    “Frank and explicit--that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.”
  • William Blake
    William%20Blake
    “What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.”
  • Alfred North Whitehead
    Alfred%20North%20Whitehead
    “Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.”

Usage

In literature:

The passage about 'braves gens' explicitly does not refer to us.
"Modern Mythology" by Andrew Lang
He was very respectful, very sad, semi-undertakerlike, in air and countenance, but quite explicit.
"Uncle Silas" by J. S. LeFanu
Cadell's views seem fair, and he is open and explicit.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
On this point Douglas was equally confident and explicit.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
Fisher's conduct was very different; his fault had been far greater than More's, and promises more explicit had been held out to him of forgiveness.
"The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)" by James Anthony Froude
My answer to you has been very explicit.
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
His habit of being explicit ... of writing things down ...
"Waste" by Granville Barker
His inaugural was startling, and his first message explicit.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
Is that explicit enough?
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
Can't you be a little more explicit?
"The Gold Hunter's Adventures" by William H. Thomes
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In poetry:

"Come, nonsense!" said good DOCTOR BROWN.
"So this is Turkish coyness, is it?
You must contrive to fight it down -
Come, come, sir, please to be explicit."
"Ben Allah Achmet, or, the Fatal Tum" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Admit that apples and strawberries and peaches and pears
and blackberries
Are all Rosaceae,
Issue of the explicit rose,
The open-countenanced, skyward-smiling rose.
"Grapes" by D H Lawrence
Happiness is silent, or speaks equivocally for friends,
Grief is explicit and her song never ends,
Happiness is like England, and will not state a case,
Grief, like Guilt, rushes in and talks apace.
"Happiness" by Stevie Smith

In news:

Fort Wayne Man Charged with Federal Cyber Crime for Explicit Material of Minors.
Public defender convicted following officer's explicit testimony of car tryst.
A Port Authority employee who was fired following reports he approached a blogger with a sexually explicit come-on Friday denied making any vulgar comments to her.
A Juniata man faces charges over alleged sexually explicit Internet chats with a state Attorney General's agent posing as a 14-year-old girl.
Rove's Crossroads GPS Gets Explicit In Anti-Obama Air War.
Kelly promises return to explicit music.
Shia LaBeouf 'sex tape' landed him explicit role.
Girl Leaves her stuffed animals explicit Hurricane rules.
This video contains explicit , uncensored lyrical content.
I Luv Dem Strippers ( Explicit ) ft.
Reader warning – the video is explicit and may disturb you.
No Explicit Right to Enrichment.
Le Moyne College's head women's soccer coach has been arrested after police say he sent sexually explicit messages to a minor.
Officer John Roe with the San Diego police officer had a part time job (loosely termed) selling sexually explicit sex tapes through the adult link on EBay.
Secession efforts overlook a mandate of our state constitution which explicitly prohibits secession.
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In science:

However, the hypothesis leading to Eq. (3) is in general false, as we will explicitly show in Sec.
II. Territory covered by N random walkers on stochastic fractals. The percolation aggregate
We also give explicit scaling solution for special case.
Formation of a New Class of Random Fractals in Fragmentation with Mass Loss
This can be rewritten using the Christoffel-Darboux formula.) If we use the explicit formula (4.27) for the Hahn polynomials, we obtain an explicit formula for the quantity (4.37).
Non-intersecting Paths, Random Tilings and Random Matrices
Since the matrix regularization procedure for higher genus Riemann surfaces has not yet been described as explicitly as for the sphere and torus, it is more difficult to construct explicit matrices approximating smooth higher-genus surfaces.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
In that caption, “explicitly given” means that f (x) = Ax + b, where A and b are, respectively, an explicitly given matrix and vector, while P = {x ∈ IRn : x ≥ 0; P xi = 1}.
Randomized Rounding without Solving the Linear Program
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