verbal description

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Noun1.verbal description - a statement that represents something in wordsverbal description - a statement that represents something in words
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
job description - description of the responsibilities associated with a given job
spec, specification - a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
characterisation, characterization, delineation, depiction, word picture, word-painting, picture - a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"
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Rather than trust to a verbal description of the place, which might mislead, Eugene (with a less weighty sense of personal trouble on him than he usually had) would go out with Mr Inspector, note the spot, and come back.
In as little time as it takes to tell it, the small servant had the address in pencil on a piece of paper; a verbal description of father and son, which would enable her to recognise either, without difficulty; and a special caution to be shy of Mr Chuckster, in consequence of that gentleman's known antipathy to Kit.
Everyone agrees that music communicates something but just what that is seems beyond verbal description.
Team spokesman Graham O'Hanlon said the verbal description of their position did not match the map so the SARLOC system was used to establish an accurate position.
He replies impatiently that he has no time to read it, and instead wants you to give him a verbal description of where things stand.
The material could be used by university students, managers, and general readers looking for an alternative to verbal description for understanding how an organization works.
Hawass recounts the story behind each piece, including a detailed verbal description to complement the photographs, translations of any inscriptions, where the statue was discovered, efforts to date the state, and historical and cultural insights into the statue's pose.
A numeric heart rate is displayed, along with a verbal description of the rhythm, hopefully saying "normal.
Instead, it provides a verbal description of physical space and what it contains--the same information that is visually observable in the environment and on maps, street signs, and signage on buildings.
Police waited until Friday to release information about the incident because the boys' verbal description of the attacker was fairly generic, and it took time to produce the sketch and gain the boys' confirmation that the drawing accurately depicts the man, Hall said.
Patients with terminal brain cancer who watched a brief video illustrating options for end-of-life care were significantly more likely to choose comfort measures only than were participants who only heard a verbal description of treatment alternatives.
As the patient listens, Henry gives instructor Tracy D'Angelo a verbal description of Twohey's oral health.