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clarify 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈklarəˌfī/,
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clarifying, present participle; clarified, past tense; clarified, past participle; clarifies, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Make (a statement or situation) less confused and more clearly comprehensible
    • - the report managed to clarify the government's position
  2. Melt (butter) in order to separate out the impurities


  1. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
  2. make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
  3. (clarifying) that makes clear; "a clarifying example"
  4. (clarification) an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
  5. (clarification) clearing: the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
  6. The clarification and stabilization of wine in winemaking involves removing insoluble and suspended materials that may cause a wine to become cloudy, gassy, form unwanted sediment deposit or tartaric crystals, deteriorate quicker or develop assorted wine faults due to physical, chemical or ...
  7. (Clarification (journalism)) In journalism, a clarification is used to make a statement in a published story more clear. It refers to a statement in a story that, while factually correct, may be subject to a misunderstanding or unfair assumption.
  8. (Clarification (water treatment)) Sedimentation is a physical water treatment process used to settle out suspended solids in water under the influence of gravity.
  9. To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter; to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or syrup; To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or illuminate; To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under ...
  10. (clarified) Made clear
  11. (Clarifying) removing visible foreign material from honey or wax to increase its purity.
  12. (Clarifying) is the repeating or re-phrasing of an existing question to get a further explanation of an answer provided by a respondent.
  13. (Clarifying) when you wash your hair to remove product build up, dirt or anything clogging the follicles
  14. (Clarifying) A technique used to follow up on open-ended responses by asking participants to further explain their response to make it clearer. Can also be referred to as probing.
  15. (Clarifying) (a.k.a., Clearing or Falling Bright): The settling out of particles and suspended matter in mead over time.  This can occur naturally or with the aid of clarifying agents such as bentonite or egg whites. ...
  16. (Clarifying) This is the process whereby butter is placed into a pan over a gentle heat. When it is foaming the surface should be skimmed. After this, the butter should be allowed to cool during which time a layer of sediment will form at the bottom. ...
  17. (Clarifying) Usually associated with a toner or other solution used after cleansing to maintain proper skin pH.
  18. (Clarifying) When a client is unable to articulate clearly what he or she wants or where he or she is going, the coach clarifies the client's experience. Clarification may be used in response to the client's vague sense of what it is that he or she wants, confusion, or uncertainty. ...
  19. (clarifying) the reader’s process of pausing occasionally while reading to quickly review what he or she understands.  By clarifying as they read, good readers are able to draw conclusions about what is suggested but not stated directly.
  20. Clarifying your hair is always a good idea to remove the build-ups some products leave on your hair which can make your hair dull and lifeless. Clarifying can remove the chlorine swimmers get on their hair. A Simple clarifier i.e. Mix 1 tablespoon baking soda with 2 teaspoons shampoo. ...
  21. (Clarification) An explanation that makes the meaning of an ideas, concept, or information more transparent, lucid, or definite.
  22. (Clarification) The process of separating insoluble suspended matter and some soluble substances from cane juice, to produce a clear juice.
  23. (Clarification) A communication with an offeror for the sole purpose of eliminating minor irregularities or apparent clerical mistakes in a proposal. It may be initiated by either the offeror or the purchaser. ...
  24. (Clarification) Any process or combination of processes, the primary purpose of which is to reduce the concentration of suspended matter in a liquid. Term formerly used as a synonym of settling or sedimentation. ...
  25. (Clarification) is sought when necessary