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DETAIL, verb transitive

1. To relate, report or narrate in particulars; to recite the particulars of; to particularize; to relate minutely and distinctly; as, he detailed all the facts in due order.

2. To select, as an officer or soldier from a division, brigade, regiment or battalion.

DETAIL, noun

1. A narration or report of particulars; a minute and particular account. He related the story in detail He gave a detail of all the transactions.

2. A selecting of officer or soldiers from the rosters.