silueta

silueta(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (art)
a. silhouette
El pintor tomó su lápiz y dibujó una silueta de la modelo.The painter took up his pencil and drew a silhouette of the model.
Por la ventana se distinguía la silueta de un hombre con espada.Through the window you could see the silhouette of a man with a sword.
2. (body)
a. figure
Tienes que vestir prendas que te realcen la silueta.You need to wear clothes that flatter your figure.
3. (shape)
a. silhouette
Entre la niebla se divisaba la silueta del rascacielo.The silhouette of the skyscraper was visible in the fog.
b. figure
Me pareció distinguir una silueta moviéndose entre la vegetación.I thought I saw a figure moving in the bushes.
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silueta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (cuerpo)
a. figure
2. (contorno)
a. outline
3. (dibujo)
a. silhouette
silueta
1 (contorno) silhouette
se adivinaba una silueta detrás de la cortina you could make out a silhouette o figure behind the curtain; la silueta del castillo se recortaba sobre el horizonte the castle was silhouetted against the horizon
2 (tipo) figure
un bañador que realza la silueta a swimsuit that shows off your figure
tiene una silueta perfecta
3 (Arte) silhouette; outline drawing
en silueta in silhouette
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