simplification

Definitions of simplification
1

n the act of reducing complexity

Synonyms:
reduction
Types:
schematisation, schematization
the act of reducing to a scheme or formula
Type of:
change
the action of changing something

n elimination of superfluous details

Types:
oversimplification, simplism
an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is
rationalisation, rationalization
(mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation
Type of:
elimination, riddance
the act of removing or getting rid of something

n an explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity

Types:
oversimplification, simplism
a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)
Type of:
account, explanation
a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

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