Meaning of GRUNDRISS in English

ˈgru̇nt.ˌris noun

( plural grundris·se -sə)

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: German, from grund basis, foundation (from Old High German grunt ground, bottom) + riss drawing, from Old High German riz letter of the alphabet; akin to Old High German rīzan to tear, write — more at ground , write

: a comprehensive and systematic outline especially of a science

a severely technical grundriss of the many interrelated fields — L.M.Hollander

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