1. contour, contour line, isometric line, isometric

usage: a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height

2. shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation, spatial property, spatiality

usage: any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"

3. contour, feature, characteristic

usage: a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure; "the contours of the melody"; "it defines a major contour of this administration"


1. contour, delineate, limn, outline

usage: form the contours of

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