verbal description

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
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.
"In relation to the misidentification of the item involved, it is sometimes difficult to make exact matches of garments based on a verbal description. When the passenger came to retrieve the garment that we had in our possession, it was confirmed that it was not in fact her item.
In virtually every doctrinal context, courts insist that excessive reliance on verbal description should be avoided because of "the risk of placing undue emphasis on particular features of the design and the risk that a finder of fact will focus on each individual described feature in the verbal description rather than on the design as a whole." (79) The Federal Circuit has thus repeatedly underscored that "a design is better represented by an illustration than it could be by any description and a description would probably not be intelligible without the illustration." (80)
to a "real" or inevitable verbal description. Therefore, they
Scale Range Verbal Description 1 4.50-5.00 Extremely aware 2 3.50-4.49 Moderately aware 3 2.50-3.49 Somewhat aware 4 1.50-2.49 Slightly aware 1 1.00-1.49 Not at all aware Integrity.
They also felt the care of the bank with them and it can be deduced from the findings that the overall interpersonal factors with the grand mean of 4.1 and verbal description of agree revealed that the customers have built such relationship with the banks and it influences the retention of them to it.
Woodford pleaded guilty to charges that alleged he had the victim "participate in or engage in sexually explicit conduct" for a person to observe or record, and had used with the minor "an explicit verbal description or a narrative account of sexual conduct for the purpose of inducing the minor to engage in sexual conduct."
The app uses computer vision to provide verbal description for users who are blind or visually impaired.
We're merely given a verbal description of the attacker to pass on to you.
Having been involved in the Canadian Urological Association (CUA) Patient Information Brochure Project at its inception, I read with interest the paper, "An analysis of readability of patient information materials for common urological conditions."1 Like many of my physician colleagues, I wrote patient information handouts on various topics to reinforce and supplement my verbal description presented at the office or the hospital.