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description 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/diˈskripSHən/,
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descriptions, plural;
  1. A spoken or written representation or account of a person, object, or event
    • - people who had seen him were able to give a description
  2. The action of giving such a representation or account
    • - teaching by demonstration and description
  3. A sort, kind, or class of people or things
    • - ships of every description

  1. a statement that represents something in words
  2. the act of describing something
  3. sort or variety; "every description of book was there"
  4. (described) represented in words especially with sharpness and detail; "the vividly described wars"
  5. (descriptive) serving to describe or inform or characterized by description; "the descriptive variable"; "a descriptive passage"
  6. Description is one of four rhetorical modes (also known as modes of discourse), along with exposition, argumentation, and narration. Each of the rhetorical modes is present in a variety of forms and each has its own purpose and conventions.
  7. 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; The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs; A set of characteristics by which someone or something can be recognized; A scientific ...
  8. (4. Descriptions) 4.1 All information concerning weight, dimensions and other data specified in catalogues, price lists etc., shall be binding only to the extent such reference is made in the order confirmation.
  9. (Descriptions) All items are sterling silver (not plated) unless otherwise stated (ie copper). Each item is handcrafted so please be aware that unlike machine made mass produced jewellery, there may be small marks and imperfections from the tools used. ...
  10. (Descriptions) All samples, drawings , descriptive matter, specifications and advertising issued by us and any descriptions contained in our brochures or on our web site are issued or published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Products described in them.
  11. (Descriptions) Avex DVD to iPhone Video Suite is a One-click, All-in-One solution to create iPhone movies from DVDs, TV shows and home videos.
  12. (Descriptions) Every care has been taken to ensure descriptions, measurements, colours and prices are correct, but we reserve the right to make changes, these will be notified to you at the time of ordering.
  13. (Descriptions) We endevour for all of the content on this website to be accurate and cannot be held accountable for any errors.
  14. The product descriptions on the site are up to date and accurate to the best of our knowledge. The images included are there to help you with your selection and may vary in colour or size. And all measurements and weights mentioned are approximate.
  15. (Descriptive) The way things are, the "facts." Descriptive ethics is the study of opinions or beliefs about what is normative in ethics; it seeks merely to catalogue people's opinions about ethics. ...
  16. (Descriptive) Using words to show how something looks.
  17. (Descriptive) Utilizes the obvious and logical to penetrate the market place quickly and establish a position of leadership and dominance.
  18. (Descriptive) What important ideas does that page cover?
  19. (Descriptive) or observational relativism is the view or observation that different people, groups, societies, and cultures do in fact have differing views about right and wrong, good and bad, truth or falsity—it is the observation that the actual views that people have or hold about good or bad ...
  20. (Descriptive) statistics used to describe and explore patterns, trends, and relationships. A way of summarizing information about a sample.  Example: mean (average), median, standard deviation, etc.  can describe one variable. ...
  21. (Descriptive) used for describing the characteristics of the population and subjects. Scientists use both types of statistics to draw general conclusions about their population and sample.
  22. (Descriptive) writing is expressive, vivid, or colorful.
  23. (descriptive) (niteleme "qualifying"), or
  24. (descriptive) Information describing the intellectual content of the object, such as MARC cataloguing records, finding aids or similar schemes. It is typically used for bibliographic purposes and for search and retrieval.
  25. (descriptive) a glossary term can describe the properties of a thing.  Descriptive definitions often provide a reference to how the term is used in some system or context