Associations to the word «Detail»


DETAIL, noun. (countable) Something small enough to escape casual notice.
DETAIL, noun. (uncountable) A profusion of details.
DETAIL, noun. Something considered trivial enough to ignore.
DETAIL, noun. (countable) A person's name, address and other personal information.
DETAIL, noun. (military) A temporary unit or assignment.
DETAIL, noun. A part distinct from the whole.
DETAIL, noun. A narrative which relates minute points; an account which dwells on particulars.
DETAIL, verb. (transitive) to explain in detail
DETAIL, verb. (transitive) (US (?)) to clean carefully (particularly a car) ()
DETAIL, verb. (transitive) (military) to assign to a particular task

Dictionary definition

DETAIL, noun. An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information".
DETAIL, noun. A small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details".
DETAIL, noun. Extended treatment of particulars; "the essay contained too much detail".
DETAIL, noun. A crew of workers selected for a particular task; "a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees".
DETAIL, noun. A temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent".
DETAIL, verb. Provide details for.
DETAIL, verb. Assign to a specific task; "The ambulances were detailed to the fire station".

Wise words

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