Silhouette

Definition of Silhouette

Sil`hou`ette´
n.1.A representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color; a profile portrait in black, such as a shadow appears to be.
v. t.1.To represent by a silhouette; to project upon a background, so as to be like a silhouette.
A flock of roasting vultures silhouetted on the sky.
- The Century.

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