Meaning of PROFILE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈprəufaɪl ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a an outline (esp. of a human face) as seen from one side. b a representation of this. 2 a short biographical or character sketch. 3 Statistics a representation by a graph or chart of information (esp. on certain characteristics) recorded in a quantified form. 4 a characteristic personal manner or attitude. 5 a vertical cross-section of a structure. 6 a flat outline piece of scenery on stage. 1 represent in profile. 2 give a profile to. øin profile as seen from one side. keep a low profile remain inconspicuous. øøprofiler n. profilist n. [obs. It. profilo, profilare (as PRO-(1), filare spin f. L filare f. filum thread)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.