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Control Point (orienteering) - Control Description Sheet
... the locations of the control points are described on a control description sheet (or clue sheet) ... It is sometimes incorrectly referred to as a "Course Description Sheet" ... For beginners, and the younger competitors, the description is written in a simple text format, but for advanced orienteers the descriptions use symbols (pictorial), in accordance with the IOF Control descriptions ...
Line Tree
... Older deeds often refer to these trees as actual landmarks in their written descriptions, i.e ... deeds are updated, these line trees might remain but are often eliminated from written descriptions, to be replaced with modern metal and stone markers, or even longitudinal and latitudinal positions ... if not impossible to carry or create enough long-lasting man-made markers for legal descriptions of land swaps in the wilderness ...
Emmeline - Style
... Smith's novels were praised for their descriptions of landscapes, a technique new to the novel in the late eighteenth century ... the heroine's identity is formed by her encounters with nature, necessitating intricate descriptions of the heroine's mind and surrounding nature ... Smith's descriptions were particularly literary, drawing on Thomas Gray's Memoirs of the Life and Writing of Mr ...
Clinical Descriptions Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
... The clinical descriptions of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) vary ... guidelines to define the condition, with some overlap of symptoms between descriptions ...
Mohanatarangini - Highlights
... classical style, with the conventional eighteen descriptions, the work delves into aspects of eroticism in its treatment of the romances ... The descriptions of Dwaravati(Dwaraka) that the work provides are in ways very similar to those of Vijayanagara under Krishnadevaraya as seen in the accounts of Portuguese travelers ... The descriptions of market places with colourful stalls and demarcated lanes teeming with craftsmen, clients, merchants royal garden parties and glorious descriptions of the palace are ...

Famous quotes containing the word descriptions:

    Matter-of-fact descriptions make the improbable seem real.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    Our Lamaze instructor . . . assured our class . . . that our cervix muscles would become “naturally numb” as they swelled and stretched, and deep breathing would turn the final explosions of pain into “manageable discomfort.” This descriptions turned out to be as accurate as, say a steward advising passengers aboard the Titanic to prepare for a brisk but bracing swim.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)

    The fundamental laws of physics do not describe true facts about reality. Rendered as descriptions of facts, they are false; amended to be true, they lose their explanatory force.
    Nancy Cartwright (b. 1945)