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elaboration

[i‚lab·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
A technique, used chiefly in the Ada programming language, of setting up a hierarchy of calculated constants so that the values of one or more of them determine others further down in the hierarchy.
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Perhaps some of these other, larger, more elaborate initiatives in terms of earth and ocean remote sensing will start to have more priority, rather than single dedicated missions.
Proofs for elaborate, multi-page magazine inserts containing "pull tabs," "picture changes" and "pop up" paper cut designs in just two days, according to Kevin Murphy, president, Hua Yang.
Elaborate altars lined with gold marigolds symbolizing the dead, food, drink (often tequila) and favorite items of the dead are left for the spirits.
Thus the eye had to work even harder to distinguish the images, to detach them from the richly decorated backgrounds, and to recognize, for example, fetuses and newborns, naked men on all fours, luxurious rooms and elaborate ceilings, gigantic insects, skeletons, Chinese dragons, and whatever else inhabits the artist's overheated imagination.
Compensating for these lackluster stones, goldsmiths designed elaborate settings, composed of such romantic notions as rosettes and fleur-de-lis, symbolizing the bride's purity.
It's not Knott's Scary Farm or anything like that, but for somebody's house it's pretty elaborate,'' said Bracamontes.
In Nu*tka*, 1996, another elaborate installation marked by a tormenting cleft, the sound track is kept out of sync and the shot out of focus until sublime clarity finally arrives in the guise of madness.
Back at Lake Balboa, Ken Novak, Parks and Recreation senior maintenance supervisor, said the elaborate webs are fairly common along Bull Creek because of the plentiful food and the more remote locale.
The only additional clue to the elaborate procedure involved was the still visible holes at the top of the wall.
Officials from The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa today announced the resort hotel - with its elaborate water park, 20 treatment room spa and 27-hole golf course - will open more than five months ahead of schedule.
The real enemy is a one-legged, motorcycle-driving nun - played by two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster - who becomes a figment of our 14-year-old hero's elaborate cartoon revenge fantasies.
The drawing A Shanty Town Which Has A Lunatic Charm That Is Quite Engaging or Rather A Shanty Town Inhabited by Two Lunatics Whose Charms Are Quite Engaging, 1978, with its elaborate descriptions of the settlement's "white trash" inhabitants, was a decided turning point.