Definición de outline en inglés:


Saltos de línea: out|line
Pronunciación: /ˈaʊtlʌɪn


  • 1A line or set of lines enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram: the chalked outline of a human body
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    • These often show white underdrawing, probably white chalk, or outlines sketched in thin oil paint, either in white or a slightly darker shade of the ground colour.
    • On a bright yellow ground, round or oval passages of gritty, greenish relief become squirting slices of citrus fruit, their outlines sketched in charcoal.
    • Thin, firm outlines now enclose each figure's palpably modeled form and the palette focuses on jewel-like variations on the primaries and black.
    silhouette, profile, figure, shape, contour, form, line, lineaments, delineation; configuration, perimeter, circumference, tracing, layout, framework, skeleton, diagram, sketch, artist's impression
  • 1.1The contours or bounds of an object: the outlines of dockside warehouses standing sharp on the skyline
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    • And the next shot is exactly that of a languid, exquisitely shaped flower which picks up and repeats the outline of the bound foot.
    • The common female pictogram usually appears on women's restrooms, and the figure typically has the outline of a skirt.
    • Proportion we say is these outlines and contours positioned in proportion in their places.
  • 1.2A representation of a word in shorthand.


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  • 1Draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of: her eyes were darkly outlined with kohl
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    • The noise was Paula opening the door, blue dawn light outlining the frayed edges of her hair.
    • The wind whipped at her skirt pulling the material taut across her calves and thighs, outlining her shape as the marble of a statue.
    • Once both coats have dried, carefully outline the edges of the door with your trim material (we glued on a gold border).
    silhouette, define, demarcate, delimit, mark off; sketch, delineate, trace, pencil


in outline

In broad terms: the plan has been agreed in outline
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  • So that, briefly in outline, is what we're going to do.
  • The arguments for this view are complex and difficult to summarise briefly, but in outline are as follows.
  • The proposals, which have been submitted in outline form to City of York Council, include 720 new homes in buildings up to seven storeys high.

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