design description

What is design description?

design description meaning (IEEE) A document that describes the design of a system or component. Typical contents include system or component architecture, control logic, data structures, data flow, input/output formats, interface descriptions and algorithms. Syn: design document. Contrast with specification, requirements. See: software design description.


reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)