Thesaurus / contour
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There’s a broader struggle still underway over the contours of the regional order, and that is partly what motivates him.

Because Kydex can snap around the blade’s rear and the handle’s contours, the material can be used to retain a knife in a variety of positions, including upside down, while still allowing you to quickly deploy it using a single hand.

Leather looks nice and lasts a lifetime, but it can’t retain a knife with the security of Kydex, a type of plastic that’s heat-molded to fit the exact contours of a specific knife model.

It uses 3D laser-sensor technology, also known as lidar, to capture the contours of a gymnast’s body.

Magnetic field lines, imaginary contours that indicate the direction of the magnetic field at various locations, loop and cross over one another like well-mixed spaghetti.

The bank notes no longer crinkled when he walked; they had taken the contour of his hairy chest.

A Village of VagabondsF. Berkeley Smith

Perhaps the contour has been destroyed by the action of wind and weather.

The contour of the face expresses the most powerful command, and exalted, boundless, expansion of thought.

Could you give us a description of the contour of the bullet, and its length?

Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Primaries eleven; fifth secondary wanting; after shaft to contour feathers present.


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