Definitions of simplification

n the act of reducing complexity

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

n elimination of superfluous details

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

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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