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An outline of an ankylosaurus.

Etymology

out- + line

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
outline

Plural
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outline ({{{1}}})
  1. A line marking the boundary of an object figure
  2. The shape of an object or figure
  3. A sketch or drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading
  4. A general description of some subject
  5. A statement summarizing the important points of a text
  6. A preliminary plan of a project
  7. (film industry) A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.

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Verb

Infinitive
to outline

Third person singular
outlin

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to outline (third-person singular simple present outlin, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To draw an outline of something.
  2. (transitive) To summarize something.

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