Bob Kaiser, chief of tropical diseases at the CDC, was stumped by the descriptions of the fever.
Here are descriptions of the various biathlon events taking place in Sochi this year.
This is a nasty, bloody disease; I could give you descriptions of people dying that you cannot even believe.
late 14c., from Old French description (12c.) and directly from Latin descriptionem (nominative descriptio) "representation, description, copy," noun of action from past participle stem of describere "write down, transcribe, copy, sketch," from de- "down" (see de-) + scribere "write" (see script (n.)).