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contour

US [ˈkɑnˌtʊr]
UK [ˈkɒntʊə(r)]
  • n.轮廓;外形;(地图上连接相同海拔各点的)等高线
  • v.描画…的轮廓;画…的等高[等值]线;顺等高线(作业)
  • adj.(表示[循着])等高线的;与轮廓相合的
  • Web轮廓线;等高线图;等值线
Plural Form:contours  
contour
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n.
1.
外形;轮廓the outer edges of sth; the outline of its shape or form
The road follows the natural contours of the coastline.
这条路沿着海岸线的自然轮廓延伸。
She traced the contours of his face with her finger.
她用手指摸遍了他脸部的轮廓。
2.
(地图上连接相同海拔各点的)等高线a line on a map that joins points that are the same height above sea level
a contour map(= a map that includes these lines)
等高线地图

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