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outline
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. The line which marks the outer limits of an object or figure; the exterior line or edge; contour.
3. A sketch composed of such lines; the delineation of a figure without shading.
4. Fig.: A sketch of any scheme; a preliminary or general indication of a plan, system, course of thought, etc.; as, the outline of a speech.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To draw the outline of.
2. Fig.: To sketch out or indicate as by an outline; as, to outline an argument or a campaign.
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