character outline

character outline

[′kar·ik·tər ′au̇t‚līn]
(computer science)
The graphic pattern formed by the stroke edges of a printed or handwritten character in character recognition.
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Federico always had an appreciation for the south, and studied works of other authors such as Stephen King, Anne Rice, and her son, Christopher Rice, in order to emulate the perfect plot and character outline.
Laura says as soon as she saw the character outline for Candy, she recognised quite a few similarities between them.
Despite a case of opening-night stammers, Silver's defiant, angrily humorous performance fills in a sketchy character outline with some emotionally vital primary colors.
On the front end, btX uses the X font server protocol for X11 Windows, Release 6 (X11R6), with Bitstream's extensions for character outline access, anti-aliasing, and kerning.
The producer bought film rights to the police corruption drama based only on a single chapter and character outline by author Peter Maas, with whom he had worked on "The Valachi Papers.
In the end, such confusion wasn't worth hazarding: Powell's appeal as a flamboyant character outline is negated by screenplay's shallow psychological depths.
In one comic strip, a character outlines what has become known as the Bechdel Test: 1 would only go to a movie if It satisfies three basic requirements.
The new title "Don Juan in Soho" signals the fact that, although Marber ("Closer") sticks almost religiously to the story, structure and character outlines of the original, his version is about more than just moving from 1665 to the present day.
Handel used musical material and character outlines from many of his earlier works and most of the strictly new material was composed for the recitatives.
In a stirring dramatic monologue, the aged title character outlines his plans to abandon his dreary kingdom of Ithaca to reclaim lost glory in a final adventure on the seas.
But even the most accomplished ensemble would have trouble breathing life into these bloodless character outlines or their hastily sketched bonds.