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noun as in outline

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However, there will in fact be a core assortment offered consisting of well-crafted basic silhouettes.

As I stepped back to admire the overall profile, the swoopy silhouette was a siren song luring me behind the wheel to fire up the engine.

Will Taylor, gear directorI test a lot of apparel, and sometimes in the blur of flashy new technologies and sleek silhouettes, it can be hard for pieces to stand out.

Relieved, I looked at Tanner to tell him about it—and saw the silhouette of a man next to him.

The silhouette of the Flip 5, Charge 5, and Xtreme 3 can be simply described as “log.”

The coat, with fitted bodice, nipped-in waist, and full skirt, created a familiar silhouette for Kate.

I would have added “no photographs of meditative politicians walking on the shore” with a slash though a silhouette of JFK.

As you walk in front of the first screen, your silhouette appears and birds swoop down toward you.

And I sat there as he shot the silhouette, but he had to stop because I started frantically crying.

She picks out Diane von Furstenberg dresses and starts really enjoying this new silhouette, this new freedom.

In the dimly-lighted doorway of a corner house the figure of a Chinaman showed as a motionless silhouette.

It was then easy enough to obtain a fairly accurate silhouette, by either outlining the profile or cutting it out from the screen.

He existed, moreover, only in contour; he never rose above harmoniously outlined silhouette.

Pete produced the silhouette of a young lady, and handed it round.

Looking in the same direction I saw, through the haze, the sharp outlines of a city in gray silhouette.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to silhouette, such as: contour, likeness, portrait, shade, shadow, and shape.

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