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English definition of “silhouette”

silhouette

noun [C or U]     /ˌsɪl.uˈet/
a dark shape seen against a light surface: The silhouette of the bare tree on the hill was clear against the winter sky.Patterns and shapesDarkness and becoming dark
(Definition of silhouette noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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