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delineator

[dih-lin-ee-ey-ter] /dɪˈlɪn iˌeɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that delineates.
2.
a tailor's pattern that can be adjusted for cutting garments of different sizes.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; delineate + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for delineator

delineator

/dɪˈlɪnɪˌeɪtə/
noun
1.
a tailor's pattern, adjustable for different sizes
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