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Words nearby detailing
Definition for detailing (2 of 2)
- an appointment or assignment, as of a small group or an officer, for a special task.
- the party or person so selected: the kitchen detail.
- a particular assignment of duty.
verb (used with object)
Origin of detail
OTHER WORDS FROM detailpre·de·tail, verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for detailing
On many levels, fewer things than science—in detailing where we came from, what we are, how we function—are more human.
Prior to the shooting, on Friday, he posted eight videos on YouTube detailing his anger, frustrations, and plans for retribution.
She is even-handed in detailing the internecine battles between Insurgents and Regulars for control of the party.Wait for the Movie Version of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s “The Bully Pulpit”|David Nasaw|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The designer said she wanted to create “new proportions and detailing to turn gymnastic shapes into style essentials.”
Last January, Vincoli wrote a column for the Yale Daily News detailing self-censorship and protest restrictions on campus.Yale’s Singapore University Criticized For Free-Speech Restrictions|Alex Klein|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We're detailing a couple of junior technicians to make a search of the library here on Gongonk Island, but we're not optimistic.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
The Acts of S. Phileas are scrupulously particular in detailing every question and answer in the examination of the saint.The Lives of the Saints, Volume II (of 16): February|Sabine Baring-Gould
Next morning we had, before starting, the unpleasant duty to perform of detailing a firing-party to execute a deserter.The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade|Edward Lord Gleichen
Mr. Constant and I began by detailing the particulars of our ineffectual search along the coast.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX|Alexander Leighton
Two minutes later Sergeant Hal Overton was detailing what had happened him to the post commander.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines|H. Irving Hancock
British Dictionary definitions for detailing
- the act of assigning personnel for a specific duty, esp a fatigue
- the personnel selected
- the duty or assignment
Word Origin for detail
Idioms and Phrases with detailing
see in detail.