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

 de·scrip·tion /dɪˈskrɪpʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 描述; 說明

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·scrip·tion n.
 1. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs.
 2. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species.
    Milton has descriptions of morning.   --D. Webster.
 3. A class to which a certain representation is applicable; kind; sort.
    A difference . . . between them and another description of public creditors.   --A. Hamilton.
    The plates were all of the meanest description.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- Account; definition; recital; relation; detail; narrative; narration; explanation; delineation; representation; kind; sort. See Definition.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a statement that represents something in words [syn: verbal
      2: the act of describing something
      3: sort or variety; "every description of book was there"