Meaning of explicans in English:

explicans

Pronunciation /ˌɛksplɪˈkanz/

nounexplicantia

Philosophy
  • The explanation or explication given for a fact, thing, or expression.

    Compare with explicandum

    • ‘Such elucidation would only be plausible if we understood the explicans more clearly than the explicandum.’

Origin

Late 19th century Latin, present participle of explicare ‘explain’.