Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of silhouette.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of silhouette.

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Examples

  • To let the image show through, I cut out twin silhouettes of flying swallows before adhering it to the paper.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » June

  • The imagery he has created here by using shadows and silhouettes is some of the most unforgettable and visually appealing work to ever be found in an action movie.

    A Look Back: The Iconic Cinematography of Douglas Slocombe « FirstShowing.net

  • (To be sure, this master of clean silhouettes is hardly a novice, but neither is he yet a household name, and he's no older than several of the designers prominently featured.)

    Passion in Fashion

  • Ms. Walker, who is African-American, says her silhouettes are a way for her to mine the delicate identity politics of black America, and for that she began with its seismic start, slavery.

    A Slavery Chronicler Tries the 20th Century

  • She kept with her signature silhouettes, which is wise.

    Mauri Weakley: Fashion Weakley: Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring 2010

  • The fabric colors I chose for the silhouettes are the same as those used in the national, brightly colored, plaid madras costumes of the island women.

    Quilts Are Forever

  • The next row was a little trickier, for one because the silhouettes were a lot fainter, but also because a couple threw me a little.

    Branded in the 80s!

  • The silhouettes aka cut-paper transparencies that I have seen are not much bigger than six by eight inches.

    Risky Regencies

  • Some of the works show motifs and symbols Johns repeats over time, such as silhouettes of his artistic predecessors Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso, paying homage to their work.

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  • Soliders in ACUs have distinctly different silhouettes than any civilians.

    Lance Mannion:

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