simplification

Definitions of simplification
  1. noun
    the act of reducing complexity
    synonyms: reduction
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    types:
    schematisation, schematization
    the act of reducing to a scheme or formula
    type of:
    change
    the action of changing something
  2. noun
    elimination of superfluous details
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    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
  3. noun
    an explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity
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    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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