storyboard

[stawr-ee-bawrd, stohr-ee-bohrd]
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noun
  1. a panel or panels on which a sequence of sketches depict the significant changes of action and scene in a planned film, as for a movie, television show, or advertisement.

Origin of storyboard

probably earlier than 1945–50; story1 + board
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storyboard

noun
  1. (in films, television, advertising, etc) a series of sketches or photographs showing the sequence of shots or images planned for a film
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Word Origin and History for storyboard
n.

1942, from story (n.1) + board (n.1).

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