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noun (countable and uncountable; plural details)
  1. (countable) Something small enough to escape casual notice.
Note this fine detail in the lower left corner.
We missed several important details in the contract.
  1. (uncountable) A profusion of details.
This etching is full of fine detail
  1. Something considered trivial enough to ignore.
I don't concern myself with the details of accounting
  1. (plural details) A person's name, address and other personal information.
The arresting officer asked the suspect for his details.
  1. (military) a temporary unit
verb 
  1. (transitive) to explain in detail
I'll detail the exact procedure to you later.
  1. (transitive) (US (?)) to clean carefully (particularly a car)
We need to have the minivan detailed.
  1. (transitive)(military) to assign to a particular task

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