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Noun: delineation  di,li-nee'ey-shun
  1. A graphic or vivid verbal description
    "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word delineations";
    - word picture, word-painting, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation [Brit]
     
  2. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
    - depiction, limning, line drawing
     
  3. Representation by drawing or painting etc
    - depiction, portrayal

Derived forms: delineations

Type of: description, drawing, pictorial representation, picturing, verbal description

Encyclopedia: Delineation