Meaning of description

de•scrip•tion

Pronunciation: (di-skrip'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a statement, picture in words, or account that describes; descriptive representation.
  2. the act or method of describing.
  3. sort; kind; variety: dogs of every description.
  4. the act or process of describing a figure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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