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Synonyms for shape

Synonyms for shape

the external outline of a thing

a state of sound readiness

to give form to by or as if by pressing and kneading

to create by forming, combining, or altering materials

to create by combining parts or elements

Synonyms for shape

a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept

the visual appearance of something or someone


the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape')

the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe

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8226; DOutput PDF - Can't modify the text of shape on changing Data1, Data2, and Data3 properties.
This face shape tends to have a wider structure from temple to temple, with a narrower chin.
Although children were reassured that they did not need to know the shape names, some elected to write the shape names rather than draw the shapes (see figure 5).
Previous studies indicated the importance of derivation shape by original generating elements.
Using one printer head, he deposits an elastomeric matrix that has some shape memory properties.
We are introducing the term ' shape resolution', which adds to the existing definitions of screen and touch resolution," Subramanian, professor of computer science at the University of Bristol, said at a conference on humancomputer interface in Paris.
In it a cluster of crimson shapes aligned in nine rows, each a different length, occupies the center of the composition.
With your friend standing to one side, spin the shape into the air with the curved shape up.
At this point, students decide to glue all the shapes down on the gray bogus background sheet, make additions or change the texture of a given shape by retracing it on a new texture and cutting it out to replace the original.
For image retrieval based on shape, the shape representation should have the following two important properties (Lu, 1999): (i) each shape should have a unique representation, invariant to translation, rotation and scale; (ii) similar shapes should have similar representations so that the retrieval can be based on the distances among the shape representations.
3 : to have great influence on the development of <Teachers help shape the minds of future leaders.
Despite centuries of scrutiny, however, no one can fully explain snowflake shapes.
For entrees, whip up open-face barbecued beef or chicken sandwiches, topping with a slice of cheese cut into a ghost shape with a cookie cutter.
The two major problems on shape optimization in automated CFD engineering design have been the difficulties in CAD parameterization and inadequate algorithms for automatically generating a quality CFD mesh.
The HD 142527 disk isn't the first to defy the standard disk shape.