Definition of delineation in English:


Line breaks: de|lin¦ea|tion
Pronunciation: /dɪˌlɪnɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 2The action of indicating the exact position of a border or boundary: the eventual delineation of the border between the two states
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    • Eight metres down, I notice a sharp delineation in the water.
    • The final delineation of the frontier was a compromise more favorable to the Manchus than to the Russians.
    • The delineation of built-up areas will define the areas where countryside policies apply.

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