what is difference between elaboration and intricacy
From Middle French élaboration.
Morphologically elaborate + -ion
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
elaboration (countable and uncountable, plural elaborations)
- The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.
- The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order
- the elaboration of food into chyme
- the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues
- (computing) Setting up a hierarchy of calculated constants in a language such as Ada so that the values of one or more of them determine others further down in the hierarchy.
- (electronics) The process of taking a parsed tree of an abstract integrated circuit definition in a language such as Verilog and creating a hierarchy of module instances that ends with primitive (atomic) gates and statements.
- (psychology) The level of processing of a message or argument.
From intricate + -cy.
- IPA(key): /ˈɪn.tɹɪ.kə.si/
- (Ireland) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɹɪ.kə.si/
intricacy (countable and uncountable, plural intricacies)
- The state or quality of being intricate or entangled.
- the intricacy of a knot
- the intricacy of accounts
- the intricacy of a cause in controversy
- Synonyms: involution, complication, complexity
- Something which is intricate or complex.
- There are many intricacies in the plot of this novel.
- intricacy in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- intricacy in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.