What does blueprint mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blueprint, design, pattern(noun)

    something intended as a guide for making something else

    "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt"

  2. blueprint(verb)

    photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.

  3. blueprint, draft, draught(verb)

    make a blueprint of


  1. blueprint(Noun)

    A type of paper-based reproduction process producing white-on-blue images, used primarily for technical and architecture's drawings, now largely replaced by other technologies.

  2. blueprint(Noun)

    A print produced with this process.

  3. blueprint(Noun)

    A detailed technical drawing (now often in some electronically storable and transmissible form).

  4. blueprint(Noun)

    Any detailed plan, whether literal or figurative.

  5. blueprint(Verb)

    To make a blueprint for.

    The architect blueprinted the renovation plan once the client had signed off.

  6. blueprint(Verb)

    To make a detailed operational plan for.

    They blueprinted every aspect of the first phase of the operation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blueprint

    see under Print


  1. Blueprint

    A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing, documenting an architecture or an engineering design, using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets. Invented in the 19th century, the process allowed rapid and accurate reproduction of documents used in construction and industry. The blue-print process was characterized by light colored lines on a blue background, a negative of the original. The process was unable to reproduce color or shades of grey. Various base materials have been used for blueprints. Paper was a common choice; for more durable prints linen was sometimes used, but with time, the linen prints would shrink slightly. To combat this problem, printing on imitation vellum and, later, polyester film was implemented. The process has been largely displaced by the diazo whiteprint process and by large-format xerographic photocopiers, so reproduced drawings are usually called "prints" or just "drawings".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blueprint in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blueprint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of blueprint in a Sentence

  1. James R. Cook:

    The liberal agenda is the blueprint for national ruin.

  2. Sherrod Brown:

    We celebrate the worker, and that is the blueprint for America in 2020.

  3. Alexander Drilon:

    These trials started a year ago. It's not reasonable to say this or that about the Blueprint versus Loxo drug.

  4. Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell:

    This blueprint guarantees that there will be demand for companies that generate electricity from clean sources.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The core of my first budget blueprint is the rebuilding of our nation's military without adding to our federal deficit.

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  • مُخَطَّط, مخططArabic
  • Blaupause, Plan, Diazotypie, Lichtpause, EntwurfGerman
  • σχεδιάγραμμαGreek
  • copia de plano, hoja de ruta, cianotipoSpanish
  • طرحPersian
  • piirustus, suunnitella, toimintasuunnitelma, sinikopiointi, piirustukset, sinikopioida, suunnitelma, sinikopioFinnish
  • cyanotypie, blueprint, planFrench
  • tervezetHungarian
  • cianografiaItalian
  • 青写真, 青図, 設計図, 計画Japanese
  • светокопия, планKyrgyz
  • blueprintLatin
  • cetakan biruMalay
  • blauwdruk, plan, cyanotypieDutch
  • diagramaPortuguese
  • plan, copie de plan, schițăRomanian
  • проект, светокопия, синька, чертёж, диазотипия, план, диазографияRussian
  • blåkopiaSwedish
  • dizayn, plan, ozalit kopya, mavi kopya, tasarımTurkish

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