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story line

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noun
  1. plot(def 2).
  2. a detailed description of the plot of a motion picture, TV series, etc., for use by writers, producers, prospective investors, or the like: The story line runs to 125 pages.
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Origin of story line

First recorded in 1945–50
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Related Words for story line

action, design, development, enactment, movement, narrative, outline, picture, progress, scenario, scene, scheme, story, structure, subject, suspense, theme, thread, events

British Dictionary definitions for story line

story line

noun
  1. the plot of a book, film, play, etc
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