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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Delineate \De*lin"e*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delineated; p. pr. & vb. n. Delineating.] 1. To indicate by lines drawn in the form or figure of; to represent by sketch, design, or diagram; to sketch out; to portray; to picture; in drawing and engraving, to represent in lines, as with the pen, pencil, or graver; hence, to represent with accuracy and minuteness. See Delineation. [1913 Webster] Adventurous to delineate nature's form. --Akenside. [1913 Webster] 2. To portray to the mind or understanding by words; to set forth; to describe. [1913 Webster] Customs or habits delineated with great accuracy. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]