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design

  

      vb  
1    to work out the structure or form of (something), as by making a sketch, outline, pattern, or plans  
2    to plan and make (something) artistically or skilfully  
3    tr   to form or conceive in the mind; invent  
4    tr   to intend, as for a specific purpose; plan  
5    tr  
Obsolete   to mark out or designate  
      n  
6    a plan, sketch, or preliminary drawing  
7    the arrangement or pattern of elements or features of an artistic or decorative work  
the design of the desk is Chippendale     
8    a finished artistic or decorative creation  
9    the art of designing  
10    a plan, scheme, or project  
11    an end aimed at or planned for; intention; purpose  
12    often pl; often foll by: on or against   a plot or hostile scheme, often to gain possession of (something) by illegitimate means  
13    a coherent or purposeful pattern, as opposed to chaos  
God's design appears in nature     
14    argument from design     (Philosophy)      another name for       teleological argument  
     (C16: from Latin designare to mark out, describe, from de- + signare to mark, from signum a mark, sign)  
  designable      adj  


argument from design  
      n      another name for       teleological argument  
between-subjects design  
      n   modifier     (Statistics)   (of an experiment) concerned with measuring the value of the dependent variable for distinct and unrelated groups subjected to each of the experimental conditions  
   Compare       within-subjects design       matched-pairs design  
computer-aided design  
      n   the use of computer techniques in designing products, esp. involving the use of computer graphics,   (Abbrev.)    CAD  
industrial design  
      n   the art or practice of designing any object for manufacture  
  industrial designer      n  
matched-pairs design  
      n   modifier     (Statistics)   (of an experiment) concerned with measuring the values of the dependent variables for pairs of subjects that have been matched to eliminate individual differences and that are respectively subjected to the control and the experimental condition  
   Compare       between-subjects design       within-subjects design  
within-subjects design  
      n   modifier     (Statistics)   (of an experiment) concerned with measuring the value of the dependent variable for the same subjects under the various experimental conditions  
   Compare       between-subjects design       matched-pairs design  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
to design
[US] I style the furnitures i would like to have in my house
n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
set of virtual assets belonging to an user
[Tech.]
n.
a teamwork session in the visual domain (design, architecture, urban planning) organized on the purpose of finalizing a project within a previously defined timeframe.
The correct spelling in French (where the word originates from) is "charrette". "charette" is the Anglicized form.
adj.
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
n.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
one who designs a room interior
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;

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