- n something intended as a guide for making something else
a blueprint for a house
- n photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
- v make a blueprint of
- But no one recognized that Turing's machine provided a blueprint for what would eventually become the electronic digital computer.
- Miami's $200 million smart grid, which aims to connect every home and business in Miami-Dade County by 2011, may serve as a blueprint for a nationwide system.
- Michael Jackson's death should have provided a blueprint for how new media has overthrown old.
- President Bush in Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)
It's an economic blueprint for our future, a vision of America where growth is not based on real estate bubbles or over-leveraged banks, but on a firm foundation of investments in energy, education and healthcare that will lead to a real and... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA The Gazette (Montreal) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.montrealgazette.com/Obama%2Bteam%2Bsees%2Brebound%2Bthis%2Byear/1416367/story.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFsXWb4AiJMVXGrmIcqh5LowS-jxg Mar 22, 2009
11102 15441 blueprint The Ahtisaari plan is our blueprint forward," Bush said. "We'll watch to see how the events unfold today. The Kosovars are now independent."
- Chris Huhne in ZDNet Asia
The government forgets that George Orwell's 1984 was a warning, and not a blueprint,said Huhne. "We are still a long way from living under the Stasi, but it beggars belief that is necessary to spy on one in every 78 adults."