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  • 1Description — De*scrip tion, n. [F. description, L. descriptio. See {Describe}.] 1. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs. [1913 Webster] 2. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration… …

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  • 2Organic description of a curve — Organic Or*gan ic, a. [L. organicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. organique.] 1. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to an organ or its functions, or to objects composed of organs; consisting of organs, or containing them; as, the organic structure of animals and plants;… …

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  • 3description — noun Etymology: Middle English descripcioun, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French, from Latin description , descriptio, from describere Date: 14th century 1. a. an act of describing; specifically discourse intended to give a mental image of… …

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  • 4DESCRIPTION — s. f. Discours par lequel on décrit, on dépeint. Il y a de belles descriptions dans cet historien, dans ce poëte. La description d un palais, d une maison, d un jardin, d un paysage, d une tempête, des effets d une passion. Faire une description …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 5DESCRIPTION — n. f. Action de décrire, développement par lequel on décrit, on dépeint. Faire une description. La description d’un palais, d’une maison, d’un paysage, d’une tempête, des effets d’une passion. La description d’une plante, d’un animal, d’une… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 6Page description language — A page description language (PDL) is a language that describes the appearance of a printed page in a higher level than an actual output bitmap. An overlapping term is printer control language, but it should not be confused as referring solely to… …

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  • 7Session Description Protocol — (SDP) is a format for describing streaming media initialization parameters in an ASCII string. The IETF published the original specification as an IETF Proposed Standard in April 1998 [ cite web|url=http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2327 |title=SDP:… …

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  • 8Resource Description Framework — Infobox file format name = Resource Description Framework icon = logo = extension = .rdf mime = application/rdf+xml type code = uniform type = magic = owner = [http://www.w3.org/ World Wide Web Consortium] genre = semantic web container for =… …

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  • 9Hardware description language — In electronics, a hardware description language or HDL is any language from a class of computer languages and/or programming languages for formal description of electronic circuits. It can describe the circuit s operation, its design and… …

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  • 10Universal Description Discovery and Integration — Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI) is a platform independent, XML based registry for businesses worldwide to list themselves on the Internet. UDDI is an open industry initiative, sponsored by OASIS, enabling businesses to… …

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  • 11Interface description language — An interface description language (or alternately, interface definition language), or IDL for short, is a specification language used to describe a software component s interface. IDLs describe an interface in a language neutral way, enabling… …

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  • 12Description logic — (DL) is a family of formal knowledge representation languages. It is more expressive than propositional logic but has more efficient decision problems than first order predicate logic. DL is used in artificial intelligence for formal reasoning on …

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  • 13Minimum description length — The minimum description length (MDL) principle is a formalization of Occam s Razor in which the best hypothesis for a given set of data is the one that leads to the best compression of the data. MDL was introduced by Jorma Rissanen in 1978. It is …

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  • 14Regular Language description for XML — (RELAX) is a specification for describing XML based languages.A description written in RELAX is called a RELAX grammar. RELAX Core has been approved as an ISO/IEC Technical Report 22250 1.RELAX was designed by Murata Makoto. See also *RELAX NG… …

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  • 15Product description — A product description in project management is a structured format of presenting information about a project product. The structure of product description, according to PRINCE2: * Identifier * Title * Purpose * Composition * Derivation * Format… …

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  • 16Binary Format Description language — The Binary Format Description (BFD) language is an extension of XSIL which has added conditionals and the ability to reference files by their stream numbers, rather than by their public URLs. A template written in the BFD language can be applied… …

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  • 17PostScript Printer Description — Infobox file format name = PostScript Printer Description icon = logo = caption = extension = .ppd mime = type code = uniform type = magic = *PPD Adobe owner = Adobe genre = container for = contained by = extended from = extended to = standard… …

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  • 18Audio description — refers to an additional narration track for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and film, dance, opera, and visual art). It consists of a narrator talking through the presentation, describing what is… …

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  • 19Definite description — A definite description is a denoting phrase in the form of the X where X is a noun phrase or a singular common noun. The definite description is proper if X applies to a unique individual or object. For example: the first person in space and the… …

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  • 20International Standard Bibliographic Description — The International Standard Bibliographic Description or ISBD is a set of rules produced by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) to describe a wide range of library materials within the context of a catalog …

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