The inability to see is an inability to "delineate": a persistent equation in the novel ( "Over him hung a form which I cannot find words to describe," Walton says ).
Professor has finished measuring, and is preparing to "delineate" me.
So the first order of business at the Trial of Barack Obama was to "delineate" (I think he just meant "delete") the most explosive charges -- treason and sedition -- from the indictment.
Canada's laws also seem to "delineate" medical quackery and fraud somewhat differently from those in the United States.
That's because the DOT will better "delineate" crosswalks.
The other two pads Orion proposes would "delineate" where the company might have economic production of natural gas in the area, Harris said.
Elsewhere I have discussed the importance and volatility of the figure of the body in aesthetic discourse (see Redfield, ch. 2); for present purposes it will suffice to note the emphatically aesthetic vocabulary with which Victor seeks to "delineate" his creature’s monstrosity.
Tallies of living languages differ widely depending on how evaluators delineate one language from another.