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ˈdi teɪ lɪŋde·tail·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularization, particularisation, detailingnoun

    an individualized description of a particular instance


  1. detailingnoun

    Thorough cleaning, esp. of the interior of automobiles.


  1. detailing

    Auto detailing is an activity that keeps the vehicle in its best possible condition, especially cosmetic, as opposed to mechanical. This is achieved by removing both visible and invisible contaminants from the vehicle's interior, and polishing the exterior to its original blemish-free finish. The most basic detail options include an exterior wash and wax, interior vacuuming, window cleaning and surface polishing.


  1. detailing

    Detailing refers to the process of thoroughly cleaning, refurbishing, and applying finishing touches to a specific object, such as a car or a room, to achieve a high-quality, polished, and refined outcome. It can also refer to the act of providing intricate or specialized information or features about something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Detailing

    of Detail

Editors Contribution

  1. detailingverb

    Verb form of the word detail.

    They were detailing the information that was needed.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detailing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detailing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of detailing in a Sentence

  1. Karl Racine:

    We are seeking documents from these two nonprofits detailing, among other things, their financial records, payments to vendors, and payments to officers and directors.

  2. Robert Kelner:

    ...we have declined to produce documents covered by the attorney-client privilege, and we are preparing a log for the committee detailing what documents are being withheld under that privilege.

  3. Billy Bush:

    If I thought there was a man detailing a sexual strategy to me, I would have contacted the FBI and not just brought it to the attention of my producers, everybody had to kiss the ring of Donald because he was making the big money for NBC at the time.

  4. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    There a number of different areas where we still have major differences of interpretation in detailing what was agreed in (the) Lausanne (framework agreement).

  5. Nancy Sherman:

    But the idea that Stoics don’t have emotional skin in the game is a misreading of ancient Stoicism. The Stoics were the most nuanced of early emotion theorists, detailing the layered complexity of emotional life. They describe “proto-emotions” that we feel and can’t control, and even a sage isn’t impugned for experiencing these starts and startles.

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