- the act or process of delineating.
- a chart or diagram; sketch; rough draft.
- a description.
Origin of delineation
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Examples from the Web for delineation
Delineation of the current U.S. obesity epidemic has been one of the main accomplishments of the CDC over the last decade.CDC Researchers Find Lower Mortality Rates Among Overweight People
January 3, 2013
The delineation of Socrates in the Republic is not wholly consistent.The Republic
There was yet a fifth combination which God used in the delineation of the universe.Timaeus
The style is stilted, and there is no attempt at delineation of character.Mary Wollstonecraft
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
They become a delineation of the non-sensuous, of the soul's progress of development.Christianity As A Mystical Fact
Softness and decision, breadth and delineation, cannot co-exist in equal degrees.Ariadne Florentina
Word Origin and History for delineation
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