Description

Definition of Description

De`scrip´tion
n.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.

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