Illustration

Definition of Illustration

Il`lus`tra´tion
n.1.The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.
2.That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.
3.A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.

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