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blue·print

 (blo͞o′prĭnt′)
n.
1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing. Also called cyanotype.
2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
3. A detailed plan of action. See Synonyms at plan.
4. A model or prototype.
tr.v. blue·print·ed, blue·print·ing, blue·prints
1. To make a blueprint of.
2. To lay a plan for.
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blueprint

(ˈbluːˌprɪnt)
n
1. (Photography) Also called: cyanotype a photographic print of plans, technical drawings, etc, consisting of white lines on a blue background
2. an original plan or prototype that influences subsequent design or practice: the Montessori method was the blueprint for education in the 1940s.
vb
(tr) to make a blueprint of (a plan)
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blue•print

(ˈbluˌprɪnt)
n.
1. a photographic print made by a process that produces white lines on a blue background, used chiefly in copying architectural and mechanical drawings.
2. a detailed outline or plan of action.
3. a model; prototype.
v.t.
4. to make a blueprint of.
[1885–90]
blue′print`er, n.
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blueprint


Past participle: blueprinted
Gerund: blueprinting

Imperative
blueprint
blueprint
Present
I blueprint
you blueprint
he/she/it blueprints
we blueprint
you blueprint
they blueprint
Preterite
I blueprinted
you blueprinted
he/she/it blueprinted
we blueprinted
you blueprinted
they blueprinted
Present Continuous
I am blueprinting
you are blueprinting
he/she/it is blueprinting
we are blueprinting
you are blueprinting
they are blueprinting
Present Perfect
I have blueprinted
you have blueprinted
he/she/it has blueprinted
we have blueprinted
you have blueprinted
they have blueprinted
Past Continuous
I was blueprinting
you were blueprinting
he/she/it was blueprinting
we were blueprinting
you were blueprinting
they were blueprinting
Past Perfect
I had blueprinted
you had blueprinted
he/she/it had blueprinted
we had blueprinted
you had blueprinted
they had blueprinted
Future
I will blueprint
you will blueprint
he/she/it will blueprint
we will blueprint
you will blueprint
they will blueprint
Future Perfect
I will have blueprinted
you will have blueprinted
he/she/it will have blueprinted
we will have blueprinted
you will have blueprinted
they will have blueprinted
Future Continuous
I will be blueprinting
you will be blueprinting
he/she/it will be blueprinting
we will be blueprinting
you will be blueprinting
they will be blueprinting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blueprinting
you have been blueprinting
he/she/it has been blueprinting
we have been blueprinting
you have been blueprinting
they have been blueprinting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blueprinting
you will have been blueprinting
he/she/it will have been blueprinting
we will have been blueprinting
you will have been blueprinting
they will have been blueprinting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blueprinting
you had been blueprinting
he/she/it had been blueprinting
we had been blueprinting
you had been blueprinting
they had been blueprinting
Conditional
I would blueprint
you would blueprint
he/she/it would blueprint
we would blueprint
you would blueprint
they would blueprint
Past Conditional
I would have blueprinted
you would have blueprinted
he/she/it would have blueprinted
we would have blueprinted
you would have blueprinted
they would have blueprinted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blueprint - something intended as a guide for making something elseblueprint - something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt"
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
2.blueprint - photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
Verb1.blueprint - make a blueprint of
design, plan - make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"
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blueprint

noun
1. scheme, plan, design, system, idea, programme, proposal, strategy, pattern, suggestion, procedure, plot, draft, outline, sketch, proposition, prototype, layout, pilot scheme the blueprint of a new plan of economic reform
2. plan, scheme, project, pattern, draft, outline, sketch, layout The documents contain a blueprint for a nuclear device.
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blueprint

noun
A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something:
verb
1. To work out and arrange the parts or details of:
2. To form a strategy for:
Informal: dope out.
Idiom: lay plans.
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Translations
مُخَطَّطٌ تَفْصيلي
nákresplán
blåtryk
suunnitelma
tervrajz
áætlun, uppdráttur
modrák
ozalit kopya

blueprint

[ˈbluːprɪnt] N (= plan) → proyecto m, anteproyecto m; (= drawing) → cianotipo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

blueprint

[ˈbluːprɪnt] n
(= scheme) → projet m, plan m directeur
a blueprint for sth → un projet de qch
[building plan] → bleu m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

blueprint

[ˈbluːˌprɪnt] ncianografia
blueprint (for) (fig) → formula (di)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

blue

(bluː) adjective
1. of the colour of a cloudless sky. blue paint; Her eyes are blue.
2. sad or depressed. I'm feeling blue today.
noun
1. the colour of a cloudless sky. That is a beautiful blue.
2. a blue paint, material etc. We'll have to get some more blue.
3. the sky or the sea. The balloon floated off into the blue.
ˈblueness noun
ˈbluish adjective
quite blue; close to blue. a bluish green.
ˈbluebottle noun
a kind of large house-fly with a blue abdomen.
ˈbluecollar adjective
(of workers) wearing overalls and working in factories etc. Blue collar workers are demanding the same pay as office staff.
ˈblueprint noun
a detailed photographic plan of work to be carried out. the blueprints for a new aircraft.
once in a blue moon
very seldom. He visits his mother once in a blue moon.
out of the blue
without warning. He arrived out of the blue, without phoning first.
the blues
low spirits; depression. He's got the blues today but he's usually cheerful.
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He was standing behind the table, turning over a pile of blueprints nervously.
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Cody Wilson, whose Defense Distributed is selling blueprints for 3D-printed guns, in his company's Austin headquarters.
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CloudForms uses application predefined blueprints to deploy an application across disparate cloud environments, explained Bryan Che, Red Hat senior director of cloud marketing.
London, June 27 (ANI): The blueprints for James Bond's legendary Aston Martin DB5 have been put on sale at The Royal Automobile Club's Woodcote Park clubhouse in Surrey.
"Blueprints for Advent and Christmas: Dynamic Sketches, Scenes, and Scripts for the Season" is a deftly compiled book of ideas and sketches to help readers jazz and flare up their nativity scenes to give them something special when the holiday season comes around, and to give people a new way to worship.
"White Star Line, which owned the Titanic, would have had blueprints and plans but it was taken over by Cunard, the documents were either lost, mislaid or thrown out."
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) has said that it would make its catalog of 3D Visible Enterprise (3D-VE) blueprints available in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System.