Silhouette



noun
1.
a two-dimensional representation of the outline of an object, as a cutout or configurational drawing, uniformly filled in with black, especially a black-paper, miniature cutout of the outlines of a famous person’s face.
2.
the outline or general shape of something:
the slim silhouette of a skyscraper.
3.
a dark image outlined against a lighter background.
verb (used with object), silhouetted, silhouetting.
4.
to show in or as if in a silhouette.
5.
Printing. to remove the background details from (a halftone cut) so as to produce an outline effect.
noun
1.
the outline of a solid figure as cast by its shadow
2.
an outline drawing filled in with black, often a profile portrait cut out of black paper and mounted on a light ground
verb
3.
(transitive) to cause to appear in silhouette

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