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  Definition of Contour
  1. any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"
  2. 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"
  3. a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
  4. form the contours of
Similar Words: shape, form, configuration, conformation, contour line

 

Hyponyms: sharpness, keenness, dullness, dulness, bluntness, topography, lobularity, concavity, concaveness, convexity, convexness, angularity, narrowing, curvature, curve, roundness, straightness, crookedness, stratification, thalweg, streamline

 

Attributes: straight, crooked

 

Derivational Morphology: shape, form, contour line, configuration, conformation

 

Anagrams: crouton

 

 
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