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Word: delineate

Definition: portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation


Sentences Containing 'delineate'

Additional exploration core-hole drilling and a 3-D seismic survey began in the winters of 2007 and 2008 to further delineate and define the size and extent of the bitumen resource.
And shall we esteem it worthy the labour of a philosopher to give us a true system of the planets, and adjust the position and order of those remote bodies; while we affect to overlook those, who, with so much success, delineate the parts of the mind, in which we are so intimately concerned?
As the Founder and Head of the “Nexus of Entrepreneurship and Technology” initiative, Gupta has interacted with the trustees of the Thomas R. Brown Foundation to delineate and refine ideas that are of high interest to the individuals who have sponsored the endowed chair.
Counsel can help delineate the issues, present the factual contentions in an orderly manner, conduct cross-examination, and generally safeguard the interests of the recipient.
Further drill work and sampling will be necessary to delineate exact boundaries and tonnage potentials, however it is currently estimated that Clifton's skarn system may hold as much mineral value potential as the Shear Zones.
He assured me “that this invention had employed all his thoughts from his youth; that he had emptied the whole vocabulary into his frame, and made the strictest computation of the general proportion there is in books between the numbers of particles, nouns, and verbs, and other parts of speech.” I made my humblest acknowledgment to this illustrious person, for his great communicativeness; and promised, “if ever I had the good fortune to return to my native country, that I would do him justice, as the sole inventor of this wonderful machine;” the form and contrivance of which I desired leave to delineate on paper, as in the figure here annexed.
Pursuant to the 1920 Treaty of Trianon, the four villages initially became a part of the Kőszeg subdivision of the Vas administrative district in the Kingdom of Hungary, and a neutral boundary determination commission was created to delineate the frontier.
Such unaccountable masses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to delineate chaos bewitched.
The intent is to delineate an area where maritime shipping can be conducted without the intrusion of non-industrial uses and where investment in maritime infrastructure is encouraged .” Baltimore had been experiencing rapid growth on the waterfront and planners feared that much of the infrastructure that supported the Port of Baltimore would be removed to allow for further waterfront gentrification.
While she wasn't ripped, there was enough definition to delineate the muscles, and the fact that she possessed far more muscular size than the most muscular female bodybuilders at the time raised the question, "What would she look like on a bodybuilding stage?"

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