From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
- A line marking the boundary of an object figure.
- The outer shape of an object or figure.
- A sketch or drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
- A general description of some subject.
- A statement summarizing the important points of a text.
- A preliminary plan of a project.
- film industry A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.