Exemplification vs Definition - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between exemplification and definition

is that exemplification is the act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example while definition is definition.

exemplification

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
  • That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
  • (legal) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.
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    definition

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (semantics) A statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol (dictionary definitions).
  • A statement expressing the essential nature of something; formulation
  • The action or process of defining.
  • The act of defining; determination of the limits.
  • A product of defining.
  • The action or power of describing, explaining, or making definite and clear.
  • Her comic genius is beyond definition .
  • Clarity of visual presentation, distinctness of outline or detail.
  • The definition of a telescope.
    Improve the definition of an image.
  • Clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction.
  • Sharp demarcation of outlines or limits.
  • A jacket with distinct waist definition .
  • (bodybuilding) The degree to which individual muscles are distinct on the body.
  • (programming) A statement which provides a previous declaration with a value or body of a subroutine (in the case of function).
  • (mathematics) A statement that establishes the referent of a term or notation.
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    Derived terms

    * circular definition * conceptual definition * definition by example * definition by pointing * dictionary definition * enumerative definition * extensional definition * intensional definition * lexical definition * operational definition * ostensive definition * precising definition * recursive definition * stipulative definition * working definition