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A summary; a brief statement, less than the whole.

A synopsis is a condensation of something—for example, a synopsis of a trial record.


noun abridgment, abstract, brief, compend, compendium, condensation, conspectus, digest, epitome, minute, outline, recapitulation, review, summarium, summary, summation
See also: abridgment, abstract, brief, capsule, compendium, digest, pandect, paraphrase, prospectus, restatement, scenario, summary
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The CW Network's synopsis on the mid-season premiere episode titled "The Hunter Games" revealed that Team Free Will is going to double their efforts when it comes to finding a cure for the troublesome Mark of Cain on Dean Winchester.
Synopsis Grace and her two children, Anne and Nicholas, live in an eerie mansion waiting for their father to return from WW2.
Improving management of digital evidence is critical to Rimage's law enforcement customers -- their Video Synopsis systems bring the power and efficiency of BriefCam technology to that market.
According to the synopsis of the final episode, Dandy is set to prepare for his debut performance, which will be a dream come true moment for him.
Before the acquisition, Synopsis was a close partner of Altair in providing our clients with cost and weight analytics solutions," said Mike Heskitt, Chief Operating Officer of Altair ProductDesign.
SYNOPSIS The threatened visit of former model Penny Casper (Alexandra Bastedo), known in her '60s heyday as "The Stick," drives Edina to consider the options of both liposuction and (shudder) exercise.
Director/Producer/Writer: Jossie Malis Synopsis : An improbable hero embarks on a crude journey by earth, sea and sky-throughout all the attractions of a planet turned into a massive petrochemical park.
When exhibiting at a trade show in a different city, it is always nice to have a local city synopsis, like the San Diego Exhibitor, to offer entertainment and shopping suggestions," said Seng Beng Ho, president of E-Book Systems.
Also, the synopsis and title for "The Walking Dead" Season 5, Episode 6, 7 and 8 are out.
Limited of 15 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AA, (Telekurs) and Telesphere Corporation, One State Street Plaza, New York, NY 10004 (Telesphere) announced today that they have signed an agreement to transfer ownership of two services, HCA and Synopsis, from Telekurs to Telesphere.
On the back collectors can read about the breed, weight, sex and date of birth of the police dogs, along with a brief synopsis of the dogs' history, duties and personalities.