[n] a detailed explanation of the meaning of something
[n] the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc.
\Ex`pli*ca"tion\, n. [L. explicatio: cf. F. explication.]
1. The act of opening, unfolding, or explaining; explanation; exposition; interpretation. The explication of our Savior's parables. --Atterbury.
2. The sense given by an expositor. --Bp. Burnet.