(Logic) A formula in the language of an axiomatic system, in which one or more schematic variables appear, which stand for any term or subformula of the system, which may or may not be required to satisfy certain conditions.
(Gram.) A characteristic of verbs, expressed in some languages by inflection, indicating the nature of an action as being completed or single (called perfective or nonprogressive aspect), or as being uncompleted, repeated, or habitual (called imperfective or progressive aspect); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic
applies to a profile portrait, esp. of the head and usually in solid black, or it may be used of any dark shape seen against a light background the silhouette of a house against the moonlight
is used of the outline or contour of the face in a side view or of the outline of any object as it is seen against a background the profile of the trees against the sky
, specifically applied to the configuration of a land mass, in general use stresses the shape of an object or mass as determined by its outline the irregular contours of the building
is used of the line bounding the limits of an object and showing its shape the sketch shows only the outline of the skyscrapers
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