• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • deline To delineate. "These two stones as they are here defigured ."
    • deline To mark out.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • deline To mark out; delineate.
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  • Maxwell Maltz
    “Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself.”


In literature:

She has parcelled out her purgatory, as we delineate this upper world on a map.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
The same thing may be remarked again in regard to all the more tenderly pathetic of his delineations.
"Charles Dickens as a Reader" by Charles Kent
Buildings, rocks, trees, served simply to indicate, not to delineate, the scene.
"Gryll Grange" by Thomas Love Peacock
Some of the scenes and situations delineated by Milton are of a gentler and more elusive virtue than these terrors and sublimities.
"Milton" by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
The whole scene was indescribably romantic and picturesque, and worthy of delineation by a more experienced pencil than mine.
"Hudson Bay" by R.M. Ballantyne
The Maeonian Nymph delineates Europa, deceived by the form of the bull; and you would think it a real bull, and real sea.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
The character of the man, thus fatally excepted, I have no purpose to delineate.
"Obiter Dicta Second Series" by Augustine Birrell
This bay you will find delineated on any map of Europe.
"Peter the Great" by Jacob Abbott
Even Milton shrank, in some measure, from delineating the Divine character.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
The correct delineation of the lever escapement is a very important matter.
"An Analysis of the Lever Escapement" by H. R. Playtner
It is a world of heroes, of most romantic heroes, that Gorki delineates for us.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
Delineator, Spring and Macdougal Streets, New York City.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
It is the novel with a purpose written by a novelist whose strength lies in the delineation of character.
"Irish Books and Irish People" by Stephen Gwynn
This delineation originated in a story which was told to Hogarth by the late Mr. John Festin, who is the hero of the print.
"The Works of William Hogarth: In a Series of Engravings" by John Trusler
In an extant portrait, taken five years later, he is delineated with long hair and scanty beard.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
The style is stilted, and there is no attempt at delineation of character.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
In America, marine painters attract me the most, for example, Edward Moran, who is a splendid delineator of the sea.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
She is the right hand dancing figure so elegantly delineated in Cook's Voyages.
"Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora" by Edward Edwards
This publication delineated a great variety of abuses, and charged Macquarie with ignorance, rashness, and oppression.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Of its method, and its author's generally, in the delineation of character, something will have to be said on a later page.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster

In news:

Three Types of Unwarranted Variation Delineated by Dartmouth Researchers.
Years ago, when my elementary school teachers delineated the tree of life in biology class, apes and humans were kept separate from each other.
Grant Delin for The New York Times.
Apparently, your posture needs to be perfect while doing housework… At least according to an article from The Delineator circa 1920.
Delineator bounces back when hit.
A photographer and identical twin tells the intimately delineated, raw story of her beloved sister's overdose on heroin and untimely death at age 28 in 2006.
"Public policy suggests we should interpret this more narrowly than proposed by the majority," Hur said, later adding that his colleagues on the commission "did not provide a clear basis for how official misconduct is delineated.
There was a monstrous moon at White Ledge Camp that night, its beams delineating the soft sandstone ledges in this bend of the river.
Past the foyer, the dining room is delineated by columns on the right.
T2-weighted Myocardial Imaging Should Not Delineate Area at Risk.
Automated Delineation of Individual Tree Crowns from Lidar Data by Multi-Scale Analysis and Segmentation.
That's not what you see on one of Donny DeLine's fields near Sikeston, Missouri.
The landscape would have been delineated by ecological and agricultural regions and the foods that flourished there.
State to delineate sport fish, game fish.
Back when Roper began at SAIC , each top official's duties were clearly delineated.

In science:

The delineation of scientific fields is a pertinent problem of science studies in general and bibliometrics in particular (cf. e.g. van Raan, 2004 [1, p.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
This is why fields must be delineated by applying thresholds for parameters, which are chosen arbitrarily in terms of ‘good structures’ for the purposes of the analysis at hand (cf. e.g. references [3, 4]).
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
However, the problem of delineation might be a consequence of the overlap of thematic structures.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
So far, only one such tool, namely co-citation analysis, has been applied to the delineation task.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
An alternative approach to community delineation associates cohesion with high internal and separation with low external degrees of community members.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
MONC was found to be useful for overcoming the longstanding problem of field delineation by greedily expanding the paper set downloaded from a citation database [30, p. 19].
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
Is there a halo component that formed dissipationally early in the Galactic formation process? Hartwick (1987) showed that the metal-poor RR Lyrae stars delineate a two-component halo, with a flattened inner component and a s pherical outer component.
Structure and Evolution of the Milky Way
FWER-controlled multiple testing based on suprema statistics, as delineated above.
Testing over a continuum of null hypotheses with False Discovery Rate control
The modeling methods are brie fly delineated as follows.
Radio-to-TeV Phase-resolved Emission from the Crab Pulsar: The Annular Gap Model
This shortcut delineates a class of local tests for which tα (R) can be calculated for any R by calculating only n2 , rather than 2n tests.
Multiple Testing for Exploratory Research
The mid-IR emissions (AKARI: 15, 18, and 24 µm; Herschel: 24 and 70 µm), which primarily shows warm dust distribution, reveal a shell-like emission structure along the remnant boundary except in the west and southwest and seem to delineate the interface between the remnant and the MCs.
On the Hadronic Gamma-ray Emission from Tycho's Supernova Remnant
This application is based on the watershed delineation proposed by Barros et al. (2012).
A test for assessing independence between wildfire orientation and size
We delineate the regions of the supergravity parameter space allowed by constraints from the non-observation of proton decay and from the requirement that the LSP does not overclose the universe.
Supercollider Signatures of Supergravity Models with Yukawa Unification
We have delineated the range of parameters allowed by constraints from proton decay and from a cosmologically acceptable LSP.
Supercollider Signatures of Supergravity Models with Yukawa Unification
Let us proceed to highlight various neutrino processes whose study might indeed be profitable and whose character has yet to be fully delineated.
Towards a Synthesis of Core-Collapse Supernova Theory