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  • n. Plural form of design.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of design.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Of course, therefore, they are as far as possible from being mere names set before pieces of starched and painted rhetoric, or mere got-up figures of modes and manners: they are no shadows or images of fancy, no heroes of romance, no theatrical personages at all; they have nothing surreptitious or make-believe or ungenuine about them: they do not in any sort belong to the family of poetical beings; they are not designs from works of art; nay, they are not even _designs_ from nature; they are nature itself.

    Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England

  • Craft breweries - most of which have enjoyed double-digit sales growth in recent years - change their label designs and create new ones all the time.

    The Seattle Times

  • Paul Croucher, who co-owns microbrewery Croucher Brewing in the North Island tourist town of Rotorua, said the computer contains the company's financial information along with the label designs for the brewery's new beers and crucial business contact information.

    Currency Exchanges

  • Smith created the title designs with his wife, Jenny Lee.

    Auburn Journal - Top Stories

  • One easily could spend an entire day at Teotitlán, visiting shop after shop, for the variety of designs is mind-boggling -- from traditional Zapotec to Navajo-style geometrics, to more modernistic Matisses and Miros, even some Gauguin designs.

    Oaxaca: a festive city

  • I am encouraged though that we did that really more with good in-store execution and with the recommencement of the advertising, but really did not have yet the benefit of that new positioning and the new label designs that we showed everybody in Investor Day.

  • …of course the title designs I remember for the show which were done using claymation animation in the 70s can be found it at the bottom of this webpage:

    Chiller: Cable Gets a Horror Channel »

  • Unfortunately it says nothing about what sorts of causes might result in "designs".

    Bunny and a Book

  • This fatal syndrome in American imperial designs is well known to Richard Holbrooke, President Barack Obama's key civilian adviser, who played a similar role in Vietnam.

    Robert Scheer: The High Price of Patriotism

  • We've collected ten of our favorite pumpkin designs, some of which approach the level of fine art.

    Pumpkins as Fine Sculpture (PHOTOS)


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