Blueprint vs Skeleton - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between blueprint and skeleton
is that blueprint
is a type of paper-based reproduction process producing white-on-blue images, used primarily for technical and architecture's drawings, now largely replaced by other technologies while skeleton
is (anatomy) the system that provides support to an organism, internal and made up of bones and cartilage in vertebrates, external in some other animals.
As verbs the difference between blueprint and skeleton
is that blueprint
is to make a blueprint for while skeleton
is (archaic) to reduce to a skeleton; to skin; to skeletonize.
* blue print, blue-print
A type of paper-based reproduction process producing white-on-blue images, used primarily for technical and architecture's drawings, now largely replaced by other technologies.
A print produced with this process.
(architecture, engineering, by extension) A detailed technical drawing (now often in some electronically storable and transmissible form).
(informal, by extension) Any detailed plan, whether literal or figurative.
* (paper-based technical drawing) cyanotype, schematic
* (detailed technical drawing) schematic
* (informal) road map, schematic, plan, layout
To make a blueprint for.
To make a detailed operational plan for.
- The architect blueprinted the renovation plan once the client had signed off.
- They blueprinted every aspect of the first phase of the operation.
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(anatomy) The system that provides support to an organism, internal and made up of bones and cartilage in vertebrates, external in some other animals.
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A frame that provides support to a building or other construction.
(figuratively) A very thin person.
- At the foot of a pretty big pine, and involved in a green creeper, which had even partly lifted some of the smaller bones, a human skeleton lay, with a few shreds of clothing, on the ground.
(From the sled used, which originally was a bare frame, like a skeleton.) A type of tobogganing in which competitors lie face down, and descend head first (compare luge). See
(computing) A client-helper procedure that communicates with a stub.
- She lost so much weight while she was ill that she became a skeleton.
(geometry) The vertices and edges of a polyhedron, taken collectively.
An anthropomorphic representation of a skeleton. See
- RMI Nomenclature: in RMI, the client helper is a 'stub' and the service helper is a 'skeleton'.
(figuratively) The central core of something that gives shape to the entire structure.
- She dressed up as a skeleton for Halloween.
- The skeleton of the organisation is essentially the same as it was ten years ago, but many new faces have come and gone.
* (anatomy) ottomy (obsolete)
* (type of tobogganing) skeleton tobogganing
* (central core giving shape to something) backbone
* (very thin person) See also
* (computing) stub
(archaic) to reduce to a skeleton; to skin; to skeletonize
(archaic) to minimize