1) General: Precisely and clearly expressed.
From Fr. explicite, from L. explicitus "unobstructed," variant p.p. of explicare "unfold, unravel, explain," → explain.
Ostâhi, from ostâh present stem of ostâhidan, → explain, + -i adj. suffix.
Fr.: fonction explicite
The most usual form of a function in which the dependent variable (written on the left hand side of the Same as → equality sign) is expressed directly in terms of independent variables written on the left (on the right hand side). See also → implicit function.