Example sentences for: delineates

How can you use “delineates” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He delineates specific actions that he might plausibly have taken short of sending in the Marines.

  • The resulting partial alignment (see Additional data files), which more clearly delineates the key residues that support inclusion of a particular sequence in the EPK family, was used for subsequent phenogram construction.

  • Michiko Kakutani writes in the New York Times that although Gates "delineates his characters' predicaments with a pitch-perfect ear," the collection suffers when "a certain authorial smugness creeps into the narration," which leaves the reader "feeling superior to his characters, irritated with their solipsistic mind games and self-inflicted wounds."

  • The Target Shoots First begins with Wilcha's adjusting to the vaguely Dilbertesque world of Columbia House and delineates the sharp division between the suits on the 19 th floor (home of marketing) and the creative people on the 17 th floor, and then shows what happened when Wilcha and a colleague were given a mandate to create a separate alternative-rock catalog that Columbia House could send its subscribers.

  • (2004) in this issue of PLoS Biology delineates distinct functions for DCL2, DCL3, and RDR2.


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