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Slot: description

a description of the element's purpose and use

URI: skos:definition

Applicable Classes

Name Description
CommonMetadata Generic metadata shared across definitions
PermissibleValue a permissible value, accompanied by intended text and an optional mapping to ...
Element a named element in the model
SchemaDefinition a collection of subset, type, slot and class definitions
TypeDefinition an element that whose instances are atomic scalar values that can be mapped t...
SubsetDefinition an element that can be used to group other metamodel elements
Definition abstract base class for core metaclasses
EnumDefinition an element whose instances must be drawn from a specified set of permissible ...
StructuredAlias object that contains meta data about a synonym or alias including where it ca...
AnonymousExpression
PathExpression An expression that describes an abstract path from an object to another throu...
AnonymousSlotExpression
SlotDefinition an element that describes how instances are related to other instances
AnonymousClassExpression
ClassDefinition an element whose instances are complex objects that may have slot-value assig...
ClassRule A rule that applies to instances of a class
PatternExpression a regular expression pattern used to evaluate conformance of a string
ImportExpression an expression describing an import
UniqueKey a collection of slots whose values uniquely identify an instance of a class

Properties

  • Range: String
  • Recommended: True

Aliases

  • definition

Identifier and Mapping Information

Schema Source

  • from schema: https://w3id.org/linkml/meta

LinkML Source

name: description
description: a description of the element's purpose and use
in_subset:
- BasicSubset
from_schema: https://w3id.org/linkml/meta
aliases:
- definition
exact_mappings:
- dcterms:description
- schema:description
rank: 5
domain: element
slot_uri: skos:definition
alias: description
domain_of:
- common_metadata
- permissible_value
range: string
recommended: true