Meaning of DESCRIPTION in English

n. 1 a the act or an instance of describing; the process of being described. b a spoken or written representation (of a person, object, or event). 2 a sort, kind, or class (no food of any description). answers (or fits) the description has the qualities specified.

[ ME f. OF f. L descriptio -onis (as DESCRIBE) ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.