delineate

[dih-lin-ee-eyt]
verb (used with object), delineated, delineating.
1.
to trace the outline of; sketch or trace in outline; represent pictorially: He delineated the state of Texas on the map with a red pencil.
2.
to portray in words; describe or outline with precision: In her speech she delineated the city plan with great care.

Origin:
1550–60; < Latin dēlīneātus, equivalent to dē- de- + līneātus lineate

delineable [dih-lin-ee-uh-buhl] , adjective
predelineate, verb (used with object), predelineated, predelineating.
undelineable, adjective
undelineated, adjective
well-delineated, adjective
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delineate (dɪˈlɪnɪˌeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to trace the shape or outline of; sketch
2.  to represent pictorially, as by making a chart or diagram; depict
3.  to portray in words, esp with detail and precision; describe
 
[C16: from Latin dēlīneāre to sketch out, from līnealine1]
 
de'lineable
 
adj
 
deline'ation
 
n
 
de'lineative
 
adj

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delineate
1550s, from L. delineatus, pp. of delineare, from de- "completely" + lineare "draw lines," from linea "line" (see line (n.)).
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Example sentences
Delineated by caste, a society less fit for democracy was almost unimaginable.
Later scientists figured out how to create better and better artificial
  vacuums, thanks to the principle he delineated.
Most of them have clearly delineated dials, though a few are even harder to
  read than this one.
The elimination of the free-standing meters also means the end of firmly
  delineated parking spaces.
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