Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, delineates.
  • n. A perambulator which records distances and delineates a profile, as of a road.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, delineates; a sketcher.
  • n. A perambulator which records distances and delineates a profile, as of a road.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who delineates or sketches, either pictorially or verbally.
  • n. Specifically A tailors' pattern, made so as to expand in certain directions to correspond to the varying sizes of the garments.
  • n. A surveying instrument on wheels, which, on being moved over the ground, records the distance traversed and delineates the slopes or profile of the country; a perambulator.

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  • Apart from language, international football is the most visible delineator of sovereignty among eurozone countries and anything that takes down those boundaries would be viewed favourably among some European politicians.

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  • The innovation itself is the delineator between the specific, or "sectarian" and the general, or "mainstream."

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  • This was undoubtedly encouraged when the Luxembourg architect Leon Krier, an avowed classicist and superb delineator, joined Stirling ' s office in 1968.

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  • She had cards prepared which described her as a mystical and dramatic entertainer and an aurapathic delineator—an occult study involving the aura emanations from the human body.

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  • The Magic of America, a typescript of over 1,400 pages with approximately 650 accompanying illustrations, was written and compiled by Marion Mahony Griffin (1871-1961), architect, designer, delineator, and artist.

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  • Architectural writer Reyner Banham called her the “greatest architectural delineator of her generation”.

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  • The trailer was clipping off the plastic delineator posts at ground level.

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  • We are afraid that we shall have exhausted the fund of human credulity, and added a fresh and original chapter to those tales of mystery and imagination of which the late Edgar Allan Poe was so masterly a delineator.

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