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(n.) The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition.

(n.) Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of "circle;" the definition of "wit;" an exact definition; a loose definition.

(n.) Description; sort.

(n.) An exact enunciation of the constituents which make up the logical essence.

(n.) Distinctness or clearness, as of an image formed by an optical instrument; precision in detail.