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  • noundrawing of outline
  • noundescription, characterization

synonyms for profiles

  • figure
  • portrait
  • sketch
  • contour
  • delineation
  • figuration
  • form
  • likeness
  • line
  • lineament
  • lineation
  • shadow
  • shape
  • silhouette
  • side view
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How to use profiles in a sentence

They converged to it from looks crossing or catching profiles, or from tones, from a motion of hand, from a chance word.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The other profiles on the plate are all late Gothic, given to show the gradual increase of complexity without any gain of power.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
II, the reader will see in a moment the kind of evidence which is found of the date of capitals in their profiles merely.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
The type shown at C carries a roller at its lower end and may follow very irregular cam profiles if abrupt lifts are desired.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
Viewed in full, her face was a charming oval; taken in halves it supplied two admirable profiles.
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Profiles and outlines are made up of any number of straight and curved lines connected at any and every variety of angle.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, APRIL 1900VARIOUS
Try your hand at drawing profiles in which the laws are not observed, and you will quickly perceive the difference.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, APRIL 1900VARIOUS
The view (Fig.2) shows a few possibilities of combination of lines into profiles.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, APRIL 1900VARIOUS
Profiles, however are angular and there is a painful lack of sculpture.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
In either case the similarity of their profiles would be accounted for.
SONS AND FATHERSHARRY STILLWELL EDWARDS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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