overview n : a general summary of a subject; "the treasurer gave a brief overview of the financial consequences"
- A brief summary, as of a book or a presentation.
brief summary, as of a book or a presentation
- To engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.
- 1976, Elizabeth A. Freidheim, Sociological Theory in Research Practice http://books.google.com/books?id=mtHEnnMKh3gC, ISBN 0870730150, page 313:
- Gouldner, on the other hand, overviewed all of sociology as it exists in the Western world today, using Talcott Parsons as a "representative" example of its dominant mode of thought.
Overview may refer to:
abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, brief, capsule, compend, condensation, condensed version, conspectus, contemplation, digest, draft, epitome, examination, eyeball inspection, head, inspection, ocular inspection, outline, pandect, precis, review, rubric, scrutiny, shortened version, skeleton, sketch, survey, syllabus, synopsis, the eye, thumbnail sketch, topical outline, vetting, visual examination