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Profile

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Noun

1. profile

an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics

Example Sentences:
'a biochemical profile of blood'
'a psychological profile of serial killers'

2. profile

an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

3. profile

biographical sketch

4. profile, visibility

degree of exposure to public notice

Example Sentences:
'that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election'

5. profile

a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers

Verb

6. profile

write about

Example Sentences:
'The author of this article profiles a famous painter'

7. profile

represent in profile, by drawing or painting

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Profile

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noun
1. 
a side view, outline, or representation of an object, esp of a human face or head
2. 
a view or representation of an object, esp a building, in contour or outline
3. 
a short biographical sketch of a subject
4. 
a graph, table, or list of scores representing the extent to which a person, field, or object exhibits various tested characteristics or tendencies
a population profile
5. 
a vertical section of soil from the ground surface to the parent rock showing the different horizons
6. 
a. 
a vertical section of part of the earth's crust showing the layers of rock
b. 
a representation of such a section
7. 
the outline of the shape of a river valley either from source to mouth (long profile) or at right angles to the flow of the river (cross profile)
verb (transitive)
8. 
to draw, write, or make a profile of
9. 
to cut out a shape from a blank (as of steel) with a cutter

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Profile

see synonyms of profile
noun
1. 
a. 
a side view of the face
b. 
a drawing of such a view
2. 
a view of anything in contour; outline
the profile of a distant hill
3.  US
a short, vivid biographical and character sketch
4. 
a degree of exposure to or contact with others, esp. the public
a celebrity who keeps a low profile after a scandal
5. 
a. 
a graph, diagram, piece of writing, etc. presenting or summarizing data relevant to a particular person or thing
b. 
a set of characteristics developed for use in identifying persons or things as being likely to belong to a certain group
6.  Architecture
a side or sectional elevation of a building, etc.
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈproˌfiled or ˈproˌfiling
7. 
to sketch, write, or make a profile of
8. 
to give a specified profile to
9. 
to prepare a profile (sense 5) profile (sense 5b) of

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Profile

see synonyms of profile
n.
1.
a. A side view of an object or structure, especially of the human head.
b. A representation of an object or structure seen from the side. See Synonyms at form.
2. An outline of an object. See Synonyms at outline.
3. Degree of exposure to public notice; visibility: preferred to keep a low profile.
4. A biographical account presenting the subject's most noteworthy characteristics and achievements.
5.
a. A set of characteristics that identify or are thought to identify a particular type of person: The police assembled a profile of the car thief.
b. A formal summary or analysis of data, often in the form of a graph or table, representing distinctive features or characteristics: a biochemical profile of blood.
6. Geology A vertical section of soil or rock showing the sequence of the various layers.
tr.v. pro·filed, pro·fil·ing, pro·files
1. To draw or shape a profile of.
2. To produce a profile of: profiled the singer in a magazine article.
3. To engage in the ethnic or racial profiling of (a person).

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