silhouette

 
silhouette
noun
1. (outline) 
a. la silueta (F) 
The light was behind her, so all I could see was a silhouette.Ella estaba a contraluz, así que yo no veía más que una silueta.
2. (fine arts) 
a. la silueta (F) 
The only images of the writer which have survived are a silhouette and a drawing her sister did of her.Las únicas imágenes que se conservan de la escritora son una silueta y un dibujo que su hermana hizo de ella.
transitive verb
3. (to outline; often used in passive voice) 
A group of tiny figures in the distance were silhouetted against the flames of the enormous bonfire.A lo lejos, un grupo de figuras diminutas se recortaba contra las llamas de la enorme fogata.
The mountains were silhouetted against the setting sun.Las montañas se perfilaban sobre el sol poniente.
silhouette
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la silueta (F) 
transitive verb
2. (general) 
she was silhouetted against the lightla luz dibujaba su silueta, su silueta se recortaba al trasluz
silhouette [ˌsɪluːˈet]
noun
silueta (f)
in silhouette en silueta
transitive verb
to be silhouetted against sth destacarse or perfilarse en or contra algo
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