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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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logline

(ˈlɒɡˌlaɪn)
n
a synopsis of a script or screenplay
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"One way to check [for portability] is to try boiling your messaging down to just one or two sentences, creating the same type of 'logline' Hollywood uses to sum up a movie or TV plot, such as 'A young man and woman from different social classes fall in love aboard an ill-fated voyage at sea,'" Black adds.
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