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log line

n.
1. Nautical The line by which the log is trailed from a ship to determine its speed.
2. or log·line (lôg′līn′, lŏg′-) A very brief synopsis of the plot of a proposed program or movie as presented in a pitch to persuade others to produce the project.
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Noun1.log line - a knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to itlog line - a knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to it
cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
log - measuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water
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McKay said a small log line will be installed to make lumber from tree tops and produce chips as a by-product to sell to pulp and paper producers.
The ACCC states businesses must have high standards and observe keen attention to details when crafting attention-grabbing advertisement log line to ensure they are not misleading costumers about the real price they will be charged on actual purchase.
It's very important to develop a log line first, which describes the script in one sentence.
With a great reputation, this garage has a log line of satisfied customers.
A tag or log line should tell what the play's about.
Schwartz (screenwriting, Loyola Marymount University) offers a screenwriting manual written in the form of a feature-length screenplay (plus a log line, a synopsis, character profiles, a beat outline, and treatment).
As well as the screenplay itself, Schwartz includes an instructive foreword explaining how to get the most out of the screenplay, the log line, the synopsis, character bios, the treatment, and 'The Pitch".