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describe  

EN[dəˈskɹaɪb]
US
Fdécrire
  • VerbeSGdescribesPRdescribingPT, PPdescribedPREdés-
    1. VT To represent in words.
      1. The feeling is difficult to describe, but not unpleasant. ‎
      2. The geographer describes countries and cities. ‎
    2. VT To represent by drawing; to draw a plan of; to delineate; to trace or mark out.
      1. to describe a circle by the compasses;   a torch waved about the head in such a way as to describe a circle
    3. VT (mathematics) To give rise to a geometrical structure.
      1. The function describes a very complex surface. ‎
    4. VT (taxonomy) To introduce a new taxon to science by explaining its characteristics and particularly how it differs from other taxa.
      1. The fungus was first described by a botanist. ‎
    5. OBS To distribute into parts, groups, or classes; to mark off; to class.
    6. Plus d'exemples
      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • The period between World War I and World War II (1918 to 1939) can be described as interbelline
        • We describe here a novel approach to infectiology for salmonid fish where blood samples are collected repeatedly in a small group of PIT-tagged animals.
        • The equipment and method described here will allow waterflow in natural stream systems to be measured quickly and easily, once standpipes are in place.
      2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
        • Longipedlactone L [23 ] was isolated from Kadsura ananosma and longipedlactone H [24 ] from Kadsura longipedunculata as described.
        • In that study, some of the subjects had dreams in which they were slaking their thirst, very much like the dreams of convenience Freud described.

    Meaning of describe for the defined word.

    Grammaticalement, ce mot "describe" est un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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      1. en describes
      2. en describer
      3. en described
      4. en describee
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