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explicit

1
Maths (of a function) having an equation of the form y=f(x), in which y is expressed directly in terms of x, as in y = x4 + x + z FORMULA

explicit

2
the end; an indication, used esp by medieval scribes, of the end of a book, part of a manuscript, etc.
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Here Tom paused, and cast a curious glance at the young lady, in the hope of hearing something explicit. Julia could hardly keep her countenance, but she was resolved to go to the bottom of all this plain- dealing.
Promptly came the reply that there was no record on the books of father's owning any stock, and a polite request for more explicit information.
The enlightened friends to good government in every State, have seen cause to lament the want of precise and explicit precautions in the State constitutions on this head.