in profile

Definition of in profile

  1. :  as seen from the side The drawing showed her head in profile.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a representation of something in outline

    :  a human head or face represented or seen in a side view

    :  an outline seen or represented in sharp relief :  contour

  1. :  to represent in profile or by a profile :  produce (as by drawing, writing, or graphing) a profile of

    :  to shape the outline of by passing a cutter around

    :  to subject to profiling

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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