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serving to describe

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serving to describe or inform or characterized by description

describing the structure of a language

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I might mention all the divine charms of a bright spring day, but if you had never in your life utterly forgotten yourself in straining your eyes after the mounting lark, or in wandering through the still lanes when the fresh-opened blossoms fill them with a sacred silent beauty like that of fretted aisles, where would be the use of my descriptive catalogue?
Leonard Upjohn blew in two or three times a week, and there was something of the dead leaf in his appearance which made the word exactly descriptive of the manner of his appearance.
said she, reading the descriptive part of the letter.
With regard to the descriptive advertisement,' said Sampson Brass, taking up his pen.
As each nation of the Indians had its language or its dialect, they usually gave different names to the same places, though nearly all of their appellations were descriptive of the object.
They tripped along the murky aisles with the rest of the com- pany, visiting the familiar wonders of the cave -- wonders dubbed with rather over- descriptive names, such as "The Draw- ing-Room," "The Cathedral," "Aladdin's Palace," and so on.
Home-based descriptive and experimental analysis of problem behaviors in children.
The case turned on whether the term cannabis' could have a descriptive meaning for beers, wines and spirits, which would justify it being annulled, or whether it could be a permissible brand name with a distinctive and "purely fanciful" character on the alcoholic drinks market.
First, this model establishes the distinction between two kinds of norm: descriptive and injunctive.
Now in a thoroughly updated and significantly expanded second edition, "Bob Dylan: A Descriptive, Critical Discography and Filmography 1961-2007" is a biography of Dylan through his art and contributions.
A lot of things people look for in a book are here, but I think the author is overdoing the descriptive parts a little.
Computer aided designing and spatial visualization systems can be successfully used in teaching descriptive geometry.
Pretest/posttest assessments of science content, interest, and descriptive vocabulary demonstrated significant student gains.
Heath, Descriptive Account of the Kymin Pavilion, and Beaulieu Grove, facsimile reprint (Monmouth, 2002), 11-12.
Some authors have suggested that incorporating the results of a descriptive assessment into the design of a functional analysis may be useful in determining behavioral function when initial functional analyses yield undifferentiated results, yet this strategy has little empirical support to date.
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