• (verb): To give an account or representation of in words.
    Synonyms: report, account
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Lew Kowarski - Recently Discovered Documents
... The documents describe how to control the chain reaction, describe the components of a nuclear reactor, and describe how to produce plutonium ...
... A range of terms are used to describe lustre, such as earthy, metallic, greasy, and silky ... (For this reason, different sources can often describe the same mineral differently ... The terms are frequently combined to describe intermediate types of lustre (for example, a "vitreous greasy" lustre) ...
Tory Socialism
... by historians, particularly of the early Fabian Society, to describe the governing philosophy of the British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli ... The phrase has also been used by Vernon Bogdanor to describe the thinking of Ferdinand Mount ... The phrase ewas also used to describe both Stanley Balswin and Harold MacMillan in the 1930s, and by Tony Judge in his biographical study of Robert Blatchford ...
Classification Of Ethnicity In The United Kingdom - National Statistics - Ethnicity Categories
... and Black Caribbean Any other White background, please describe Gypsy / Traveller White and Black African Mixed / multiple ethnic groups Polish White and Asian White and Black Caribbean Any other White ethnic group ...
Matching Theory (macroeconomics)
... theory, is a mathematical framework attempting to describe the formation of mutually beneficial relationships over time ... in labor economics, where it has been used to describe the formation of new jobs, as well as to describe other human relationships like marriage ...

More definitions of "describe":

  • (verb): Give a description of.
    Synonyms: depict, draw

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