delineate adj : represented accurately or precisely [syn: delineated, represented] [ant: undelineated]
1 delineate the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly defined by the light"; "The camera could define the smallest object" [syn: define]
4 make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand" [syn: trace, draw, line, describe]
5 describe in vivid detail
- To sketch out, draw or trace an outline.
- To depict, represent with pictures.
- To describe or depict with words or gestures.
- To outline or markout.
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