IMPLICA'TION, noun [Latin implicatio, supra.]
1. The act of infolding or involving.
2. Involution; entanglement.
Three principal causes of firmness are, the grossness, the quiet contact, and the implication of the component parts.
3. An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; a tacit inference, or something fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words.
The doctors are, by implication of a different opinion.