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silhouette

US [ˌsɪluˈet]
UK [.sɪlu'et]
  • n.剪影;(浅色背景衬托出的)暗色轮廓;(人的)体形;(事物的)形状
  • v.使呈现暗色轮廓
  • Web诗乐;侧影;影子
Plural Form:silhouettes  
Silhouette
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n.
1.
[c][u]
(浅色背景衬托出的)暗色轮廓the dark outline or shape of a person or an object that you see against a light background
the silhouette of chimneys and towers
烟囱和塔楼的轮廓
The mountains stood out in silhouette .
群山的轮廓衬托了出来。
2.
[c]
(人的)体形;(事物的)形状the shape of a person's body or of an object
The dress is fitted to give you a flattering silhouette.
穿这件连衣裙,你显得更有身段了。
3.
[c]
剪影;(尤指人脸的)侧影a picture that shows sb/sth as a black shape against a light background, especially one that shows the side view of a person's face
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb/sth (against sth)
使呈现暗色轮廓to make sth appear as a silhouette
A figure stood in the doorway, silhouetted against the light.
门口站着一个人,屋里的亮光映衬出他的轮廓。

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