• WordNet 3.6
    • adj delineative depicted in a recognizable manner
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • delineative That serves to delineate; of or pertaining to delineation.
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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:

How correctly he delineates the characteristic features of our glorious month of June!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 76, February, 1864" by Various
To Hugo we concede the palm among all writers, ancient and modern, as a delineator of battle.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
The delineations are sublime, the conception is of the highest order, and the execution admirable.
"Three Years in Europe" by William Wells Brown
It simply defies accurate delineation.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
It will be worth while to linger here a little and more sharply delineate the classes of cases I have just named.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
But to come to a more definite delineation of the reasons that operated to raise up the conspiracy.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. II. July, 1862. No. 1." by Various
Hugo, Goethe, and Hawthorne have accurately delineated single steps in the growth of the soul.
"The Ascent of the Soul" by Amory H. Bradford
When characters are fully delineated, the narrative must be suspended.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
As we know, music is a language which may delineate actual occurrences by means of onomatopoetic sounds.
"Critical & Historical Essays" by Edward MacDowell
Delineation, I say, for here we have drawing as well as colour.
"Richard Wagner" by John F. Runciman

In news:

The U.S.Department of Agriculture issued a revised Plant Hardiness Zone Map, or PHZM delineating the growing zones in this country.
In the last week of excavation, we removed two more layers of soil, clearly exposing the walls that delineate Room 26 and 53 with the surrounding buildings (fig.
Red Cross Info & Ryan DeLine 's Omelot Recipes.
Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 am Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Charleston for Joseph Loren "Spec" DeLine , 96, who died Aug 19, 2003, will be: Bill DeLine , Donny DeLine , David DeLine , Pete Story and William Glass.
Joseph Loren "Spec" DeLine , 96, died Aug 19, 2003, at his home.
Delineator bounces back when hit.
In an upper middle class Connecticut home, circa 1960-something, Agnes, very much in control, gives vent to her carefully delineated fantasy.
Grant Delin, Photographer, Grant Delin, Author Westzone $45 (144p) ISBN 978-1-903391-12-9.
They conclude, "As the true physiology of un-manipulated and stem cell-enriched fat grafts become better delineated, our choices for technical solutions will better fit the clinical problems we face.".
Apparently, your posture needs to be perfect while doing housework … At least according to an article from The Delineator circa 1920.
Utility in delineating morphology and function.
Pooling is an approach to storage virtualization that delineates specific areas of the data storage system to be dedicated to specific data flows, in order to enable more efficient multitenant service deployments.
The company plans to drill more wells to delineate the discovery, which lies 15 miles offshore Duba and across the Red Sea from Hurghada, Egypt.
Ward (a pulp cover artist who never missed the chance to lovingly delineate a mons veneris under.
PT Pertamina's 2004 work plan includes delineation of the large Donggi gas-condensate discovery on remote eastern Sulawesi Island that could anchor another Indonesian LNG export center.

In science:

These lines pick out the location of the streams, while the white contour lines show the surface density between 1.4 to 3.0 in a linear scale; these contours ˙M are indeed coming from the infalling delineate the lump region.
Three Dimensional MHD Simulation of Circumbinary Accretion Disks: Disk Structures and Angular Momentum Transport
DeLine, "Maintaining mental models: a study of developer work habits," presented at the Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Software engineering, Shanghai, China, 2006. R.
Identifying Coordination Problems in Software Development: Finding Mismatches between Software and Project Team Structures
First we specify a cutoff distance n1 ∈ N to delineate the cases that eBN is far from, or close to, the boundary of Tn .
Sharp phase transition in the random stirring model on trees
The dashed lines show the extrapolation of these relations beyond Msph = 7 × 1010M⊙ The dotted lines in the left panel delineate the 1-sigma uncertainty on the Mbh–Msph relation for the S´ersic galaxies.
Breaking the law: the M_{bh}-M_{spheroid} mass relations for core-Sersic and Sersic galaxies
The blue line delineates the position of the caustics in the x-y -plane.
Inertial-particle dynamics in turbulent flows: caustics, concentration fluctuations, and random uncorrelated motion