delineator

[ dih-lin-ee-ey-ter ]
/ dɪˈlɪn iˌeɪ tər /
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noun

a person or thing that delineates.
a tailor's pattern that can be adjusted for cutting garments of different sizes.

Nearby words

  1. delimitation,
  2. delimiter,
  3. delimiting keratotomy,
  4. delineate,
  5. delineation,
  6. delineavit,
  7. delink,
  8. delinquency,
  9. delinquency, juvenile,
  10. delinquent

Origin of delineator

First recorded in 1765–75; delineate + -or2

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delineator

/ (dɪˈlɪnɪˌeɪtə) /

noun

a tailor's pattern, adjustable for different sizes
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