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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·lin·eate /dɪˈlɪniˌet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·lin·e·ate a.  Delineated; portrayed. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·lin·e·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delineated; p. pr. & vb. n. Delineating.]
 1. To indicate by lines drawn in the form or figure of; to represent by sketch, design, or diagram; to sketch out; to portray; to picture; in drawing and engraving, to represent in lines, as with the pen, pencil, or graver; hence, to represent with accuracy and minuteness. See Delineation.
    Adventurous to delineate nature's form.   --Akenside.
 2. To portray to the mind or understanding by words; to set forth; to describe.
    Customs or habits delineated with great accuracy.   --Walpole.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : represented accurately or precisely [syn: delineated, represented]
            [ant: undelineated]
      v 1: delineate the form or outline of; "The tree was clearly
           defined by the light"; "The camera could define the
           smallest object" [syn: define]
      2: determine the essential quality of [syn: specify, define,
          delimit, delimitate]
      3: trace the shape of [syn: limn, outline]
      4: make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the
         outline of a figure in the sand" [syn: trace, draw, line,
      5: describe in vivid detail