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English definition of “contour”

contour

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɒntʊər/
SHAPE the shape of the outer edge of something: the contours of her bodyPatterns and shapes
MAP ( also contour line,
 
 
)
a line on a map joining places that are at the same heightMaps and map-making
(Definition of contour from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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