Rudd does detail his underground bouts with ennui that spiraled into depression.
Discipline, detail, sweat, repetition, the study of those who came before you.
They also share an avid eye for detail, although this does desert them at a key moment in their book.
The president recounted in detail the raid on bin Laden's compound to G.W. Bush, who was in office during the 9/11 attacks.
He has this amazing commitment to detail and also this really deep knowledge of the process.
Philip then entered into a detail of what our readers are acquainted with.
The charm of the place does not lie so much in detail as in broad effects.
Her practised eye took in every detail of her appearance, and every detail was right.
We told her in general the circumstances that had happened, but spared her the detail.
I had forgotten one detail in the excitement, and this threw me off.
c.1600, from French détail, from Old French detail "small piece or quantity," literally "a cutting in pieces," from detaillier "cut in pieces," from de- "entirely" (see de-) + taillier "to cut in pieces" (see tailor).
Modern sense is from French en détail "piece by piece, item by item" (as opposed to en gros), a commercial term used where we would today use retail. Military sense is 1708, from notion of "distribution in detail of the daily orders first given in general," including assignment of specific duties.
1630s, from French détailler "cut up in pieces; narrate in particulars," from Old French detaillier, from detail (see detail (n.)). Related: Detailed; detailing.