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Art a small or accessory section or element in a painting, building, statue, etc., esp when considered in isolation
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detail

A small or secondary part of a painting, statue, building, or other work of art, especially when considered or represented in isolation.
See also: Design drawing
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Detail

 

(Russian nariad ), a subunit or group of military servicemen in a military unit, on a ship, or in a garrison who are appointed to stand routine garrison, guard, or garrison duty or to perform various administrative jobs. Standard details are assigned for 24 hours, whereas administrative and other jobs are for periods determined by the commander.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

detail

[′dē‚tāl]
(graphic arts)
The extent to which image elements that are close together can be individually distinguished.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

detail

1. A minor section of an architectural design or concept.
2. A drawing, at a larger scale, of a part of another drawing, indicating in detail the design, location, composition, and correlation of the elements and materials shown.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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