Pronunciation: (di-skrip'shun), [key]
1. a statement, picture in words, or account that describes; descriptive representation.
2. the act or method of describing.
3. sort; kind; variety: dogs of every description.
4. Geom.the act or process of describing a figure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.