Another word for outline
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These nouns refer to a line that defines the boundary and shape of an object, mass, or figure: the outline of the mountains against the sunset; saw the island's contour from the airplane; a monarch's profile on an ancient coin; saw the dark silhouette of the family waving farewell.
Another word for outlinenoun
A line marking and shaping the outer form of an object:contour, delineation, profile, silhouette. See edge, surface
A preliminary plan or version, as of a written work:draft, rough, skeleton, sketch. See planned, words
To draw up a preliminary plan or version of:adumbrate, block in (or out), draft, rough in (or out), sketch. See planned