profile

  • 1 Profile — may refer to:;Computing and technology * Profile (UML), a concept in Unified Modeling Language * Apple ProFile, a hard drive * User profile, a feature of the Microsoft Windows operating system * FilePro, a DBMS and RAD system originally published …

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  • 2 Profile 21 — ( he. פרופיל 21) is a code used by the military of Israel to classify Israelis who are deemed to have physical or psychological disabilities making them permanently unfit for military service. Such individuals can still volunteer for service,… …

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  • 3 profilé — profilé, ée [ prɔfile ] adj. et n. m. • 1875; de profiler ♦ Auquel on a donné un profil précis. Aile profilée. Acier profilé, laminé suivant un profil déterminé. ♢ N. m. (1927) Pièce fabriquée suivant un profil déterminé. Profilés métalliques :… …

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  • 4 profile — ► NOUN 1) an outline of something, especially a face, as seen from one side. 2) a short descriptive article about someone. 3) the extent to which a person or organization attracts public notice: her high profile as an opera star. ► VERB 1)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 profile — [prō′fīl΄] n. [It profilo < profilare, to outline < pro (< L pro ), before + filo (< L filum), thread, line: see PRO1 & FILE1] 1. a) a side view of the face b) a drawing of such a view …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Profile — Pro file, n. [It. profilo, fr. L. pro before + filum a thread, an outline, shape: cf. F. profil. See {File} arow, and cf. {Purfle}, {Purl}, a fringe.] 1. An outline, or contour; as, the profile of an apple. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint & Sculp.) A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Profile — Pro file, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Profiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Profiling}] [Cf. F. profiler, It. profilare. See {Profile}, n.] 1. to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) To shape the outline… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Profile — Profile, geologische, vertikale, nach dem Mittelpunkt der Erde gerichtete Schnittflächen durch die Erdkruste zur Veranschaulichung ihres Aufbaues und der Gliederung in die verschiedenen Schichten und Gesteine. Die sogenannten schematischen oder… …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 9 profile — (n.) 1650s, a drawing of the outline of anything, from It. profilo a drawing in outline, from profilare to draw in outline, from pro forth (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + filare draw out, spin, from L.L. filare to spin, draw out a line, from filum …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 profile — [n1] drawing of outline contour, delineation, figuration, figure, form, likeness, line, lineament, lineation, portrait, shadow, shape, side view, silhouette, sketch; concepts 259,625 profile [n2] description, characterization analysis, biography …

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  • 11 profile — index brief, characterize, configuration (form), contour (outline), contour (shape), cross sect …

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  • 12 profilé — profilé, ée (pro fi lé, lée) part. passé de profiler. Terme de serrurier. Se dit de toutes les pièces qui portent des moulures. Fers profilés …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 profile — *outline, contour, silhouette, skyline …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 profilé — Profilé, [profil]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 15 profile — ▪ I. profile pro‧file 1 [ˈprəʊfaɪl ǁ ˈproʊ ] noun [countable] 1. a short description of someone or something, giving the most important details about them: profile of • A profile of the company in the latest edition of Barron s contributed to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 profile — pro|file1 W3 [ˈprəufaıl US ˈprou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(head)¦ 2¦(description)¦ 3 high profile 4 keep a low profile 5 raise somebody s profile 6¦(shape)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1600 1700; : Italian; Origin: profilo, from profilare to draw the edge …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 profile — pro|file1 [ prou,faıl ] noun count ** 1. ) the public image of a person or organization, and the attention that they get from the public or reporters: We have done a lot to change the profile of the company. raise someone s profile (=increase the …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 profile — I UK [ˈprəʊfaɪl] / US [ˈproʊˌfaɪl] noun [countable] Word forms profile : singular profile plural profiles ** 1) the public image of a person or organization, and the attention that they get from the public or journalists We have done a lot to… …

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  • 19 profile — noun 1 face seen from the side ADJECTIVE ▪ handsome ▪ strong ▪ three quarter VERB + PROFILE ▪ present ▪ …

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  • 20 profile — 01. By studying details of the different murders, the detective was able to draw up a psychological [profile] of the person believed to have committed the murders. 02. Today s newspaper features [profiles] of the leading candidates in next week s …

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