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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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|Noun||1.||log 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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