description

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record or narrative description of past events account , chronicle , history , story
German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859) Baron Alexander von Humboldt , Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt , Humboldt
Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons Bose , Satyendra N. Bose , Satyendra Nath Bose
brief description accompanying an illustration caption , legend
graphic or vivid verbal description characterisation , characterization , delineation , depiction , picture , word-painting , word picture
English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844) Dalton , John Dalton
branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies descriptive anthropology , ethnography
description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments descriptive linguistics
individualized description of a particular instance detailing , particularisation , particularization
hypothetical description of a complex entity or process framework , model , theoretical account
(linguistics) a type of grammar that describes syntax in terms of a set of logical rules that can generate all and only the infinite number of grammatical sentences in a language and assigns them all the correct structural description generative grammar
description of a landform geography
original specimen from which the description of a new species is made holotype , type specimen
science of the measurement and description and mapping of the surface waters of the earth with special reference to navigation hydrography
beyond description indescribable
United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982) Jakobson , Roman Jakobson , Roman Osipovich Jakobson
description of the responsibilities associated with a given job job description
brief description given for purposes of identification label
caption or description for map or chart legend
artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description naturalism , realism
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