outline

Definitions

General English

  • noun a line showing the outer edge of something

General Science

  • noun a line that shows the external shape of something
  • verb to form or draw round the shape of something
  • verb to explain something simply and briefly

Cars & Driving

Commerce

  • noun a general description, without giving many details
  • verb to make a general description

Information & Library Science

  • noun the edge round an image

Media Studies

  • noun a general, preliminary or rough plan or account of something, that concentrates on the main features and ignores detail
  • noun the most prominent or important aspects of something
  • noun a drawing which only describes the shape of something
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