in detail
phrasal with all the particulars <
explained the job in detail
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  • In detail — Detail De tail (d[=e] t[=a]l or d[ e]*t[=a]l ; 277), n. [F. d[ e]tail, fr. d[ e]tailler to cut in pieces, tell in detail; pref. d[ e] (L. de or dis ) + tailler to cut. See {Tailor}.] 1. A minute portion; one of the small parts; a particular; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Defeat in detail — is a military phrase referring to the tactic of bringing a large portion of one s own force to bear on small enemy units in sequence, rather than engaging the bulk of the enemy force all at once. This exposes one s own units to a small risk, yet… …   Wikipedia

  • Detail — De tail (d[=e] t[=a]l or d[ e]*t[=a]l ; 277), n. [F. d[ e]tail, fr. d[ e]tailler to cut in pieces, tell in detail; pref. d[ e] (L. de or dis ) + tailler to cut. See {Tailor}.] 1. A minute portion; one of the small parts; a particular; an item;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Detail drawing — Detail De tail (d[=e] t[=a]l or d[ e]*t[=a]l ; 277), n. [F. d[ e]tail, fr. d[ e]tailler to cut in pieces, tell in detail; pref. d[ e] (L. de or dis ) + tailler to cut. See {Tailor}.] 1. A minute portion; one of the small parts; a particular; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Detail — De tail (d[ e]*t[=a]l ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Detailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Detailing}.] [Cf. F. d[ e]tailler to cut up in pieces, tell in detail. See {Detail}, n.] 1. To relate in particulars; to particularize; to report minutely and distinctly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In particular — Particular Par*tic u*lar, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In a state of nature — Nature Na ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. natura, fr. natus born, produced, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] 1. The existing system of things; the universe of matter, energy, time and space; the physical world; all of creation. Contrasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In-water recompression — or underwater oxygen treatment (IWR) is the emergency treatment of decompression sickness (DCS) of sending the diver back underwater to allow the gas bubbles in the tissues, which are causing the symptoms, to resolve. It is a risky procedure that …   Wikipedia

  • In the Shadow of the Palms — is the only documentary filmed in Iraq prior to, during and after the fall of Saddam Hussein. It documents the changes in Iraqi society, and the lives of ordinary Iraqis by focusing on a cross section of individuals.Plot In the Shadow of the… …   Wikipedia

  • In the Line of Fire — Infobox Film name = In the Line of Fire caption= Original film poster amg id = 1:24644 imdb id = 0107206 writer = Jeff Maguire starring = Clint Eastwood John Malkovich Rene Russo Dylan McDermott director = Wolfgang Petersen producer = Jeff Apple… …   Wikipedia

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