Definition of Description. Meaning of Description. Synonyms of Description

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Definition of Description

Description
Description De*scrip"tion, n. [F. description, L. descriptio. See Describe.] 1. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs. 2. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species. Milton has descriptions of morning. --D. Webster. 3. A class to which a certain representation is applicable; kind; sort. A difference . . . between them and another description of public creditors. --A. Hamilton. The plates were all of the meanest description. --Macaulay. Syn: Account; definition; recital; relation; detail; narrative; narration; explanation; delineation; representation; kind; sort. See Definition.

Meaning of Description from wikipedia

- Description is the pattern of narrative development that aims to make vivid a place, object, character, or group. Description is one of four rhetorical...
- A job description or JD is a written narrative that describes the general tasks, or other related duties, and responsibilities of a position. It may specify...
- A Description of the methods adopted by the Duke Valentino when murdering Vitellozzo Vitelli, Oliverotto da Fermo, the Signor Pagolo, and the Duke di...
- Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is a form of narration used...
- A species description is a formal description of a newly discovered species, usually in the form of a scientific paper. Its purpose is to give a clear...
- In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used (or...
- In the PRINCE2 project management method, a product description (PDD) is a structured format that presents information about a project product. It is...
- In the social sciences and related fields, a thick description is a description of human social action that describes not just physical behaviors, but...
- Description logics (DL) are a family of formal knowledge representation languages. Many DLs are more expressive than propositional logic but less expressive...
- In computer engineering, a hardware description language (HDL) is a specialized computer language used to describe the structure and behavior of electronic...
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