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English definition of “silhouette”

silhouette

noun [C, U]     /ˌsɪluˈet/
the shape of something when the light is behind it so that you cannot see any details : He saw a woman in silhouette.Patterns and shapesDarkness and becoming dark
silhouetted adjective the roofs silhouetted against the night sky
(Definition of silhouette noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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