Meaning of blueprint

blue•print

Pronunciation: (bl'print"), [key]
— n.
  1. a process of photographic printing, used chiefly in copying architectural and mechanical drawings, which produces a white line on a blue background.
  2. a print made by this process.
  3. a detailed outline or plan of action: a blueprint for success.
—v.t.
  1. to make a blueprint of or for.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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