Associations to the word «Design»

Pictures for the word «Design»


DESIGN, noun. A plan (with more or less detail) for the structure and functions of an artifact, building or system.
DESIGN, noun. A pattern, as an element of a work of art or architecture.
DESIGN, noun. The composition of a work of art.
DESIGN, noun. Intention or plot.
DESIGN, noun. The shape or appearance given to an object, especially one that is intended to make it more attractive.
DESIGN, noun. The art of designing
DESIGN, verb. (obsolete)   To assign, appoint (something to someone); to designate. [16th-19th c.]
DESIGN, verb. To plan and carry out (a picture, work of art, construction etc.). [from 17th c.]
DESIGN, verb. (obsolete) To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint.
DESIGN BY CONTRACT, proper noun. (software) (design) Software design approach that prescribes that software designers should define formal, precise and verifiable interface specifications ("contracts") for software components that extend the ordinary definition of abstract data types with preconditions, postconditions and invariants.
DESIGN CRITIQUE, noun. A formal discussion of the good and bad points of a particular design
DESIGN LOAD, noun. (construction) The total load on a structural system for the most severe combination of loads and forces which it is designed to sustain.
DESIGN PATTERN, noun. (architecture) (computing) (design) A formal way of documenting a general reusable solution to a design problem in a particular field of expertise.
DESIGN PATTERNS, noun. Plural of design pattern
DESIGN TO COST, noun. (business) A process or program to design a product or service to an optimum cost to value ratio.

Dictionary definition

DESIGN, noun. The act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); "he contributed to the design of a new instrument".
DESIGN, noun. An arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests".
DESIGN, noun. Something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt".
DESIGN, noun. A decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors".
DESIGN, noun. An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs".
DESIGN, noun. A preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something; "the design of a building".
DESIGN, noun. The creation of something in the mind.
DESIGN, verb. Make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack".
DESIGN, verb. Plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect; "This room is not designed for work".
DESIGN, verb. Create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit".
DESIGN, verb. Make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum".
DESIGN, verb. Create designs; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel".
DESIGN, verb. Conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day".
DESIGN, verb. Intend or have as a purpose; "She designed to go far in the world of business".

Wise words

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