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1. contour

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtʊr'] a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height.

Synonyms

  • isometric
  • thalweg
  • contour line

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • erect
  • regular
  • dispose

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Rhymes with Contour

  • wintour

How do you pronounce contour?

Pronounce contour as ˈkɑnˌtʊr.

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Sentences with contour


1. Noun, singular or mass
Using the contour method makes building a fence on uneven ground as easy as on level ground.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Foam mattresses often contour to the sleeper’s body, presenting a sleeping surface that is completely customized.

3. Verb, base form
Use a claw chisel to contour the letters and remove rough spots left by the small-point chisel.

4. Noun, plural
Using blush on the cheeks to create contour can add a few years to your appearance.

2. contour

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtʊr'] any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline).

Synonyms

  • lobularity
  • shape
  • spatial property
  • roundness
  • form
  • convexity
  • curvature
  • angularity
  • narrowing
  • configuration
  • sharpness
  • concavity
  • concaveness
  • convexness
  • spatiality
  • bluntness
  • straight
  • straightness
  • dullness
  • stratification
  • topography
  • curve
  • keenness
  • crookedness
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity
  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness
  • straightness

3. contour

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtʊr'] a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • uncoiled
  • honest

4. contour

verb. ['ˈkɑːnˌtʊr'] form the contours of.

Synonyms

  • limn
  • delineate
  • outline

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • symmetry
  • asymmetry
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