• (adj): Serving to describe or inform or characterized by description.
    Example: "The descriptive variable"; "a descriptive passage"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on descriptive:

List Of Valkyrie Names In Norse Mythology
... propose that the names of the valkyries themselves contain no individuality, but are rather descriptive of the traits and nature of war-goddesses, and are possibly the descriptive creations of skalds, a ... Some valkyrie names may be descriptive of the roles and abilities of the valkyries ... The name Svipul may be descriptive of the influence the valkyries have over wyrd or ørlog—a Germanic concept of fate ...
Distribution (economics) - Descriptive, Theoretical, Scientific, and Welfare Uses
... In welfare economics, a level of feasible output possibilities is commonly distinguished from the distribution of income for those output possibilities ... But in the formal theory of social welfare, rules for selection from feasible distributions of income and output are a way of representing normative economics at a high level of generality ...
Marie Philibert Constant Sappey - Written Works
... Traité d’anatomie descriptive avec figures intercalées dans le texte ... considered to be the first French anatomical work that combined descriptive anatomy with histology ... Atlas d’anatomie descriptive ...
Customer Satisfaction Research - Types of Research - Descriptive or Documentary Research
... studies are intentionally or unintentionally only "descriptive" in nature because they simply provide a snapshot in time of customer attitudes ... study instrument is administered to groups of customers periodically, then a descriptive picture of customer satisfaction through time can be ...
Location Scouting - Methods
... A location scout typically takes descriptive, panoramic photographs or video of location possibilities ... possibility that reflect the aesthetic goals of the production and will also include visually descriptive utilitarian photography and info in his/her presentation, documenting much more than ... Additional descriptive information might include (as might be relevant) reverse/alternate angle (photographing TOWARD where camera might be), panoramic photography- to show space ...

More definitions of "descriptive":

  • (adj): Concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents.
    Example: "Descriptive linguistics"
    Synonyms: synchronic
  • (adj): Describing the structure of a language.
    Example: "Descriptive linguistics simply describes language"