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silhouette
American English: /ˌsɪluˈɛt/
British English: /ˌsɪlʊˈɛt/

Translation of silhouette in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (outline) to see something in silhouette
    ver la silueta de algo
    Example sentences
    • The design of their silhouettes against the light background with full windows is reminiscent of a Japanese screen.
    • They dive down deep and look for prey that appear as dark silhouettes against the brighter underside of the ice.
    • Dark silhouettes lurched crazily in the flickering light, while the pub doors creaked and slammed threatrically in the wind.
  • 2 (Art)
    Example sentences
    • These works are positives, so the amphibians are sharp, black silhouettes.
    • Sugiura often uses the photogram as a paper negative to print a positive, in which the subject becomes a black silhouette.
    • In one painting enigmatically titled Hoovering, there appears to be a black silhouette of a rabbit.

transitive verb

  • (usually passive) to be silhouetted against something
    perfilarse or recortarse contra or sobre algo [literary]
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