blueprint definition

  • noun:
    • A contact printing of a drawing or any other image rendered as white lines on a blue back ground, specifically these types of a print of an architectural program or technical design. Also known as cyanotype.
    • A mechanical design created by any one of different similar photographic processes, eg the one that produces blue or black colored lines on a white back ground.
    • an in depth strategy. See Synonyms at plan.
    • A model or model.
    • a form of paper-based reproduction procedure creating white-on-blue images, used mostly for technical and architecture's drawings, now mostly replaced by various other technologies.
    • A print created with this particular procedure.
    • A detailed technical drawing (now often in certain electronically storable and transmissible kind).
    • Any detail by detail program, whether literal or figurative.
    • one thing intended as helpful information in making something else
    • photographic print of programs or technical drawings etc.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to help make a blueprint of.
    • To set an idea for.
  • verb:
    • To make a blueprint for.
    • which will make reveal functional policy for.
    • make a blueprint of
  • others:
    • See under print.

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