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contour
Inglés americano: /ˈkɑnˌtʊr/
Inglés británico: /ˈkɒntʊə/

Traducción de contour en español:

noun

  • 1.1 (outline) 1.2
    also: contours plural
    (curves)
    curvas (feminine plural)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • There is an almost abstract flavour to his creations - speedy outlines and contours take shape on the canvas as he moves about in a blur.
    • Angles and curves, shapes and contours fascinate young minds.
    • But Rosa's life is also a very modern one, its broad contours shaped by global economic forces and its details modified by individual needs and personal enterprise.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • A built-in Mathematica algorithm was used to fit contours to a lattice of values calculated by numerical solution of Equation 11 and Equation 12.
    • The contours show that the steepest gradients surround the Earth and Sun, with the five Earth Lagrange Points located in equilibrium regions with relatively gentle gradient.
    • On a map without contours, two communities cut off from one another by an impassable mountain may appear as close neighbours.
    1.3contour (line)

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (shape) 1.2
    (road/railway)
    construir siguiendo las curvas del terreno
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • These roads contoured steep slopes above streams, and the aspect measured was that of the prevailing slope.
    • There were level parts contouring along the hillside where I sauntered past brilliant wildflowers or sharply aromatic herbs.
    • The route continued contouring the south coast, the border regions, and the north coast on return to Dili.
    1.3
    (map)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • It is important to note that these maps were hand contoured, and contour software packages were not used due to accuracy and availability of data in some units.
    • These spheres are then used to compute a three-dimensional density map which, when contoured, defines the surface of the gap region.
    • A full colour photograph, contoured map and additional facts about the history, geology and wildlife of the area accompany each route.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Incidentally, all the car's seats are contoured and similar to those shaped for motor sport, providing all-round support.
    • Surgeons have advanced in technique to shape and contour the deeper facial tissues and resuspend them.
    • Offer quality leather that is highly contoured or very soft to conform to a woman's body.

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