|1.||[ noun ] an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole|
"several of the details are similar" "a point of information"
|Related terms:||fact respect minutia nook_and_cranny technicality sticking_point enumerate|
|2.||[ noun ] a small part that can be considered separately from the whole|
"it was perfect in all details"
|Related terms:||part highlight enumerate|
|3.||[ noun ] extended treatment of particulars|
"the essay contained too much detail"
|4.||[ noun ] (work) a crew of workers selected for a particular task|
"a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"
|5.||[ verb ] assign to a specific task|
: "The ambulances were detailed to the fire station"
|Related terms:||assign contingent|
|6.||[ verb ] provide details for|
|Related terms:||elaborate particularization|
|7.||[ noun ] (military) a temporary military unit|
"the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent"
|Related terms:||military_unit military|