Definition of discription
1. description [ n ] a statement that represents something in wordsUsed in print:
(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)
A typical `` sonogram '' of a human eye , together with a description of the anatomical parts , is shown in Fig. 5 .
(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)
A Yankee sergeant gave the following description of his sweetheart : `` My girl is none of your one-horse girls .
A Georgia soldier gave his wife the following description of the cause and consequence of diarrhoea : `` I have bin a_little sick with diorah two or three days .
(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)
And like Jo_March , who saw her sisters Meg and Amy involved in `` lovering '' before herself , Henrietta saw her sisters Rachel and Sadie drawn outside their family circle by the attraction of suitors , Rachel by Joe_Jastrow , and Sadie by Max_Lobl , a young businessman who would write her romantic descriptions of his trips by steamboat down the Mississippi .
(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)
Each salesman was to read a sheet containing a description of the product .Synonyms description verbal_description Related Terms statement word_picture specification job_description
2. description [ n ] a act of describing somethingSynonyms description Related Terms speech_act sketch label characterisation particularization report
3. description [ n ] sort or variety
Examples: "every description of book was there"
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