[ US /ˈditeɪɫ, dɪˈteɪɫ/ ]
  1. extended treatment of particulars
    the essay contained too much detail
  2. a temporary military unit
    the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent
  3. a crew of workers selected for a particular task
    a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees
  4. an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
    several of the details are similar
    a point of information
  5. a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    it was perfect in all details
  1. provide details for
  2. assign to a specific task
    The ambulances were detailed to the fire station
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How To Use detail In A Sentence

  • With the usual prerogative of the wealthy classes, he tended to choose doctors with a reputation for having studied some topics in greater detail than usual.
  • Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?
  • I blame it all on becca who called me in the middle of the night to talk to me all about how the two best friends names are Kate and Becca and that the main character lives in apartment 601 as my address and other kooky details that i have been trying to forget nightly since i saw that movie, And then every sound is that kid coming out of the television and im only writing about it now in order to expunge as i fear she will grab hold of my foot from under the desk and eat me or turn me into something decomposing or whatever it is she does. i-claudius Diary Entry
  • One can only guess at the research and detective work that has gone into the bald details recorded for each piece.
  • The picture above demonstrates the details of a table cloth weaved with crochet hooks.
  • It also discusses the harm in detail according to the comparison of acid gases between different. the research provides selection of fire-extinguishing agents in terms of harms.
  • This isn't an attempt to universalize, for there is rich, specific detail everywhere: food, foliage, the course of the conflict. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Carry out detailed market research before committing financial and staff resources to new products or services.
  • IBM does not publish the actual, in-depth details of how the optimizer determines the best access path, but the optimizer is a cost-based optimizer.
  • Later those details would be downloaded on to a computer and replica cards created to obtain goods and cash.
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