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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

- Look up description in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Description is the pattern of narrative development that aims to make vivid a place, object, character...
- 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 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 digital printing, a page description language (PDL) is a computer language that describes the appearance of a printed page in a higher level than an...
- Cognitive description is a term used in psychology to describe the cognitive workings of the human mind. A cognitive description specifies what information...
- Description logics (DL) are a family of formal knowledge representation languages. Many DLs are more expressive than propositional logic but less expressive...
- In the social sciences and related fields, a thick description is a description of human social action that describes not just physical behaviors, but...
- The theory of descriptions is the philosopher Bertrand Russell's most significant contribution to the philosophy of language. It is also known as Russell's...
- "Description of a Struggle" (German: "Beschreibung eines Kampfes") is a short story by Franz Kafka. It contains the dialogues "Conversation with the Supplicant"...
- A land description location of the written words which delineate a specific piece of real property. Also known as a "Legal Description". In the written...