blueprint

[[t]blu͟ːprɪnt[/t]]
blueprints
1) N-COUNT: usu N for n A blueprint for something is a plan or set of proposals that shows how it is expected to work.

The country's president will offer delegates his blueprint for the country's future.

...the blueprint of a new plan of economic reform.

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2) N-COUNT: usu with supp A blueprint of an architect's building plans or a designer's pattern is a photographic print consisting of white lines on a blue background. Blueprints contain all of the information that is needed to build or make something.

...a blueprint of the whole place, complete with heating ducts and wiring...

The documents contain a blueprint for a nuclear device.

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3) N-COUNT: usu with supp A genetic blueprint is a pattern which is contained within all living cells. This pattern decides how the organism develops and what it looks like.

The offspring contain a mixture of the genetic blueprint of each parent...

DNA is the genetic material inside every cell that carries the blueprints for everything from hair color to the risk of cancer.


English dictionary. 2008.

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