esquisse


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esquisse

[e′skēs]
(architecture)
A preliminary sketch or design drawing showing the basic features of a project.

esquisse

A first sketch or very rough design drawing showing the general features of a proposed project. See also: Design drawing

esquisse

A first sketch or very rough design drawing showing the general features of a project.
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2) Puisque la partie li est une esquisse, et pour eviter un nombre trop eleve de notes de bas de page qui pourraient nuire a la lecture, seules les references aux sources primaires ou ponctuelles figurent en bas de page (cette pratique vaut pour la partie li uniquement).
Cette esquisse rapide de la douzaine de roles que tient le citoyen local permet de degager quelques remarques generales sur l'appreciation et la stimulation de l'engagement civique local.
Quels que soient les autres gestes qu'il esquisse, le roman critique nous met inevitablement en cause.
As Esquisse is still under construction and not scheduled to open officially in Ashrafieh until January 2012, Mazmanian decided to open her first show, "Contemporary Dawn," last weekend at Hamra's Tourism Ministry showroom.
Prior, "Introduction," Esquisse d'un tableau historique des progress de l'esprit humain (Paris: Boivin, 1938), 5: "He is the last of the philosophes, and the only one who took an active part in the Revolution.
While reading Condorcet's Esquisse one might easily interpret him as claiming every evil which has befallen mankind to be due to various conspiracies of priests.
Dans un beau texte qui rend bien compte de la complexite et des diverses echelles des relations financieres, France Normand esquisse les reseaux de credit des marchands ruraux et des petites villes tels que ces reseaux ressortent des dossiers de faillite de la region de Trois-Rivieres.
L'analyse des transformations contemporaines de l'Etat qui constitue la seconde partie de l'ouvrage esquisse une reponse a la precedente interrogation.
Dans << Le boulevard de la Revolution industrielle >>, Anctil esquisse a grands traits les transformations du paysage urbain dans la deuxieme moitie du 19e siecle sous le leadership de promoteurs immobiliers dynamiques.
Esquisse panoramique d'une histoire sans nom," Revue d'histoire moderne et contemporaine 39-1 (1992): 103-126.
In fact, by Alfieri's own admission, between 1765 and 1775 he read almost exclusively French authors; his first major work, Esquisse du jugement universel from 1772, addresses the idea of writer advanced above.
Taken as a whole, My Heart Is That Eternal Rose Tattoo serves as an effective esquisse on the history of prose, with Yau gleefully straddling genres in all possible ways.