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Outline

noun

1) The line which marks the outer limits of an object or figure; the exterior line or edge; contour.

2) In art: A line drawn by pencil, pen, graver, or the like, by which the boundary of a figure is indicated.

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.

v. t.

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.

Example Sentences for

Outline

1) The consciousness of dubiety was, for our friend, not, this morning, quite yet clean-cut enough to Outline the figures on what she had called his horizon’, between which and himself the twilight was indeed of a quality somewhat intimidating.
2) He had felt her fingertip tracing the Outline of his lips before
3) Cortez drew a large symmetrical shape that looked like the Outline of a flower with seven petals.
4) Chauvelin was now sitting close to the table; he had taken off his hat, and Marguerite could just see the Outline of his thin profile and pointed chin, as he bent over his meagre supper.
5) The original Outline of the fort is also marked on the pavement of streets and sidewalks that pass over its former location , in the form of special paving stones
6) Having read an Outline of your training program, I m frankly surprised that so many of you pulled through.
7) After hearing just a basic Outline of it (a feature-length film!), I d been excited about it for months.
8) If you are to Outline the chief aspects of an event or individual in as cogent and economical way as possible, you may well find yourself veering spontaneously into fiction.
9) After hearing just a basic Outline of it (a feature-length film!), I d been excited about it for months.
10) He could only see her graceful Outline now, the small queenly head, with its wealth of reddish golden curls, and the glittering gems forming the small, star-shaped, red flower which she wore as a diadem in her hair. ‘Twenty-four hours after our marriage, Madame, the Marquis de St.
11) The consciousness of dubiety was, for our friend, not, this morning, quite yet clean-cut enough to Outline the figures on what she had called his horizon’, between which and himself the twilight was indeed of a quality somewhat intimidating.
12) Chauvelin was now sitting close to the table; he had taken off his hat, and Marguerite could just see the Outline of his thin profile and pointed chin, as he bent over his meagre supper.
13) The worship of rank is inti­ mately connected with other social ills, and as we look at these passages in which Anna attempts to make Clifton understand why his belief in rank as a legitimate divider of men is wrong, we also begin to see an Outline of Holcroft's vision of the ideal.
14) Cortez drew a large symmetrical shape that looked like the Outline of a flower with seven petals.
15) Having read an Outline of your training program, I m frankly surprised that so many of you pulled through.
16) The first philosopher to Outline these themes was Antisthenes , who had been a pupil of Socrates in the late 5th century BCE
17) Suddenly her hand, tight-pressed against her bosom, felt the hard Outline of the revolver that Clayton had left with her earlier in the day.
18) Within the region the local transport authorities plan for the future by producing Local Transport Plans -LRB- LTP -RRB- which Outline their strategies , policies and implementation programs
19) & Ethics I. 822/2 , 1908 : `` The rock-paintings are either stenciled or painted in Outline . '
20) Suddenly her hand, tight-pressed against her bosom, felt the hard Outline of the revolver that Clayton had left with her earlier in the day.
21) The worship of rank is inti­ mately connected with other social ills, and as we look at these passages in which Anna attempts to make Clifton understand why his belief in rank as a legitimate divider of men is wrong, we also begin to see an Outline of Holcroft's vision of the ideal.
22) But now, in the moonlight, she could not catch the expression of the lazy blue eyes; she could only see the Outline of the firm chin, the corner of the strong mouth, the wellcut massive shape of the forehead; truly, nature had meant well by Sir Percy; his faults must all be laid at the door of that poor, half-crazy mother, and of the distracted heartbroken father, neither of whom had cared for the young life which was sprouting up between them, and which, perhaps, their very carelessness was already beginning to wreck.
23) Shadows from the heavy foliage stirred by the wind threw the broad Outline of his back and buttocks into sharp relief and then just as quickly covered him from her sight as he washed himself
24) If you are to Outline the chief aspects of an event or individual in as cogent and economical way as possible, you may well find yourself veering spontaneously into fiction.
25) Mehmed Fuad Koprulu , `` Early Mystics in Turkish Literature ' , Translated by Gary Leiser and Robert Dankoff , Routledge , 2006 , pg 149 : `` If we wish to sketch , in broad Outline , the civilization created by the Seljuks of Anatolia , we must recognize that the local , i.e. non-Muslim , element was fairly insignificant compared to the Turkish and Arab-Persian elements , and that the Persian element was paramount/The Seljuk rulers , to be sure , who were in contact with not only Muslim Persian civilization , but also with the Arab civilizations in al-jaz ra and Syria -- indeed , with all Muslim peoples as far as India -- also had connections with -LCB- various -RCB- Byzantine courts
26) He could only see her graceful Outline now, the small queenly head, with its wealth of reddish golden curls, and the glittering gems forming the small, star-shaped, red flower which she wore as a diadem in her hair. ‘Twenty-four hours after our marriage, Madame, the Marquis de St.
27) In contrast to the Neoclassical perfectionism of his chief rival Ingres , Delacroix took for his inspiration the art of Rubens and painters of the Venetian Renaissance , with an attendant emphasis on color and movement rather than clarity of Outline and carefully modeled form
28) & Ethics I. 822/2 , 1908 : `` The rock-paintings are either stencilled or painted in Outline . ' -RRB-
29) But now, in the moonlight, she could not catch the expression of the lazy blue eyes; she could only see the Outline of the firm chin, the corner of the strong mouth, the wellcut massive shape of the forehead; truly, nature had meant well by Sir Percy; his faults must all be laid at the door of that poor, half-crazy mother, and of the distracted heartbroken father, neither of whom had cared for the young life which was sprouting up between them, and which, perhaps, their very carelessness was already beginning to wreck.
30) The Outline of the fort is also marked on the streets and sidewalks with special paving stones