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outline

US [ˈaʊtˌlaɪn]
UK [ˈaʊtlaɪn]
  • n.概述;轮廓线;梗概;略图
  • v.概述;略述;显示…的轮廓:勾勒…的外形
  • Web大纲;提纲;概要
Plural Form:outlines  Present Participle:outlining  Past Tense:outlined  
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v.
1.
~ sth (to sb).~ what, how, etc.…
概述;略述to give a description of the main facts or points involved in sth
We outlined our proposals to the committee.
我们向委员会提纲挈领地讲了讲我们的提案。
2.
[usupass]
~ sth (against sth)
显示…的轮廓:勾勒…的外形to show or mark the outer edge of sth
They saw the huge building outlined against the sky.
他们看见了在天空的映衬下那座巨大建筑的轮廓。
n.
1.
概述;梗概a description of the main facts or points involved in sth
This is a brief outline of the events.
这就是事件的简要情况。
You should draw up a plan or outline for the essay.
你应该为文章草拟个计划或提纲。
The book describes in outline the main findings of the research.
本书扼要叙述了主要的研究结果。
an outline agreement/proposal
协议╱建议纲要
2.
轮廓线;略图the line that goes around the edge of sth, showing its main shape but not the details
At last we could see the dim outline of an island.
我们终于能看到一小岛朦胧的轮廓了。
an outline map/sketch
略图;草图
She drew the figures in outline .
她简略地勾勒出人物的轮廓。

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