a.1.That delineates; descriptive; drawing the outline; delineating.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He continues to rely as a starting-point on a classical distinction, the line of Apelles as contrasted with that of Parrhasios, the one delineatory, the other spatial, and, although Merleau-Ponty is invoked, there are no references to contemporary theories of visual perception which might put the universal usefulness of that distinction in doubt.