an act or instance of elaborating.
the state of being elaborated; elaborateness.
something that is elaborated.
Psychiatry. an unconscious process of expanding and embellishing a detail, especially while recalling and describing a representation in a dream so that latent content of the dream is brought into a logical and comprehensible order.
elaboration e·lab·o·ra·tion (ĭ-lāb’ə-rā’shən)
The process of working out in detail by labor and study.
The mental process occurring partly during dreaming and partly during the recalling or telling of a dream, by means of which the latent content of the dream is brought into increasingly more coherent and logical order, resulting in the manifest content of the dream.
adjective 1. chosen by vote, as for an office (contrasted with appointed): an elected official. noun 2. elect (def 10). self-elected adjective 1. having been elected or appointed to a post, position, etc, by onself
[ih-man-suh-pey-shuh n] /ɪˌmæn səˈpeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of emancipating. 2. the state or fact of being emancipated. emancipation /ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of freeing or state of being freed; liberation 2. (informal) freedom from inhibition and convention
[self-em-ploid, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɛmˈplɔɪd, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. earning one’s living directly from one’s own profession or business, as a freelance writer or artist, rather than as an employee earning salary or commission from another. self-employed adjective 1. earning one’s living in one’s own business or through freelance work, rather than as the employee of another
[self-em-ploi-muh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɛmˈplɔɪ mənt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the act or fact of being self-employed.