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Dictionary definition for: Detail

1. (n) an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar" "a point of information"

2. (v) provide details for

3. (n) a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"

4. (v) assign to a specific task; "The ambulances were detailed to the fire station"

5. (n) extended treatment of particulars; "the essay contained too much detail"

6. (n) a crew of workers selected for a particular task; "a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"

7. (n) a temporary military unit; "the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent"

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