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Definitions of contour

  1. To form a contour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure; "the contours of the melody"; "it defines a major contour of this administration" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. The outline of a figure or body, or the line or lines representing such an outline; the line that bounds; periphery. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. An outline; profile; as, the contour of the face or of the land. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The outline: the line which bounds the figure of any object. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Outline. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The outline; the line that bounds or defines a figure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. The outline; the line that bounds or defines a figure or surface. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Outline of a figure or body; the outermost feathers that cover the body of a bird, the contour feathers. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for contour

  1. This encounter with the doctor would give handsome Leo a good opportunity for envious glances, and as Mrs Berens could not rival her neighbour in contour she would have some chance of standing upon an equal footing. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  2. Dave tried to figure out the contour of the landscape beneath them. – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
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