IMPLICA'TION, n. [L. 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.