Definition of detailing
: the act, process, or result of detailing something: such as
a : small design elements It's subtle, like detailing on an expensive suit.— Patricia Leigh Brown About a thousand people are crammed into the Cabaret Metro, a funky old theater with a balcony overlooking a ballroom floor and a grand stage trimmed with wedding-cake detailing.— Doug Simmons The unsophisticated nature of the detailing and construction indicates that these chairs were made by an untrained craftsman, but over-all they suggest an awareness of high style furniture.— Page Talbott
b : the reporting or recounting of details in describing something … a bit too much detailing of Strauss's marital relations …— Judith Crist The above is not a precise detailing of the Japanese consensus; public opinion varies widely,…— Paul Blustein Peccavi is billed as "a haven for the health-conscious gourmet," but I found the detailing of calories per dish and the abstemiousness of even the salads to be the sort of penance I'd rather not repeat.— Andy Birsh
c : the meticulous cleaning and refurbishing of an automobile While some owners prefer to clean their own vehicle, a complete auto detailing may be worth the cost, especially when done by professionals.— Doug Bonderud
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