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describe (verb), describes; described; describing
1. To set forth in words, written or spoken, by reference to qualities, recognizable features, or characteristic marks.
2. To give a detailed, or graphic, account of by giving details of its characteristics.
3. To give an account of in speech or writing.
4. To convey an idea or impression of something or to characterize it.
This entry is located in the following units: de- (page 38) scrib-, script-, -scribe, -scription, -scriptive (page 2)
(Named after the Italian physician and physicist who investigated the nature and effects of what he conceived to be electricity in animal tissue; who in 1762 discovered and first described voltaic electricity; electric currents; and primarily, direct electrical current.)
(Greek: to scratch; to write, to record, to draw, to describe; that which is written or described)
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English and its Historical Development, Warrior Queen Boudicca Rebellion Described by Tacitus
Tacitus describes rebellion of Boudicca, A.D. 60-61.