[verb dez-ig-neyt; adjective dez-ig-nit, -neyt] /verb ˈdɛz ɪgˌneɪt; adjective ˈdɛz ɪg nɪt, -ˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), designated, designating.
to mark or point out; indicate; show; specify.
to denote; indicate; signify.
to name; entitle; style.
to nominate or select for a duty, office, purpose, etc.; appoint; assign.
named or selected for an office, position, etc., but not yet installed (often used in combination following the noun it modifies):
verb (transitive) (ˈdɛzɪɡˌneɪt)
to indicate or specify
to give a name to; style; entitle
to select or name for an office or duty; appoint
adjective (ˈdɛzɪɡnɪt; -ˌneɪt)
(immediately postpositive) appointed, but not yet in office: a minister designate
1640s, from Latin designatus, past participle of designare (see design (v.)).
As a verb, from 1791, from designate (adj.) or else a back-formation from designation. Related: Designated; designating.
- Nondestructive testing
/ˌnɒndɪˈstrʌktɪv/ noun 1. any of several methods of detecting flaws in metals without causing damage. The most common techniques involve the use of X-rays, gamma rays, and ultrasonic vibrations NDT
[dih-teyld, dee-teyld] /dɪˈteɪld, ˈdi teɪld/ adjective 1. having many : a detailed problem. 2. thorough in the treatment of ; minute: a detailed report. /ˈdiːteɪld/ adjective 1. having many details or giving careful attention to details: a detailed list of the ingredients required
[dih-tur-juh nt] /dɪˈtɜr dʒənt/ noun 1. any of a group of synthetic, organic, liquid or water-soluble cleaning agents that, unlike soap, are not prepared from fats and oils, are not inactivated by hard water, and have wetting-agent and emulsifying-agent properties. 2. a similar substance that is oil-soluble and capable of holding insoluble foreign matter in […]
[dih-tur-muh-nuh nt] /dɪˈtɜr mə nənt/ noun 1. a agent or factor. 2. Mathematics. an algebraic expression of the sum of products of elements, each with an appropriate algebraic sign, usually written in a square array and used in the solution of systems of linear equations. 3. Also called antigenic determinant, epitope. Immunology. any site on […]