Outline vs. Layout

Outline vs. Layout — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Outline and Layout

Outlinenoun

A line marking the boundary of an object figure.

Layoutnoun

A structured arrangement of items within certain limits.

Outlinenoun

The outer shape of an object or figure.

Layoutnoun

A plan for such arrangement.

Outlinenoun

A sketch or drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.

Layoutnoun

The act of laying out something.

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Outlinenoun

A general description of some subject.

Layoutnoun

(publishing) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.

Outlinenoun

A statement summarizing the important points of a text.

Layoutnoun

(engineering) A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions.

Outlinenoun

A preliminary plan for a project.

the outline of a speech

Layoutnoun

(electronics) A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.

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Outlinenoun

A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.

Layoutnoun

a plan or design of something that is laid out

Outlinenoun

(fishing) A setline or trotline.

Layoutnoun

the act of laying out (as by making plans for something)

Outlineverb

(transitive) To draw an outline of.

Outlineverb

(transitive) To summarize.

Wikipedia items featuring books usually outline them after giving their background.

Outlinenoun

the line that appears to bound an object

Outlinenoun

a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

Outlinenoun

a schematic or preliminary plan

Outlineverb

describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of;

sketch the outline of the bookoutline his ideas

Outlineverb

draw up an outline or sketch for something;

draft a speech

Outlineverb

trace the shape of