Associations to the word «Profile»

Pictures for the word «Profile»

Wiktionary

PROFILE, noun. (countable) the outermost shape, view, or edge of an object
PROFILE, noun. (countable) The shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side; a side view.
PROFILE, noun. (countable) A summary or collection of information, especially about a person
PROFILE, noun. (countable) a specific space or field in which users can provide various types of personal information in software or Internet systems
PROFILE, noun. (uncountable) reputation
PROFILE, noun. (uncountable) the amount by which something protrudes
PROFILE, noun. (uncountable) prominence; noticeability
PROFILE, noun. (archaeology) A smoothed (e.g., troweled or brushed) vertical surface of an excavation showing evidence of at least one feature or diagnostic specimen; the graphic recording of such as by sketching, photographing, etc.
PROFILE, noun. Character; totality of related characteristics; signature; status (especially in scientific, technical, or military uses).
PROFILE, noun. (architecture) A section of any member, made at right angles with its main lines, showing the exact shape of mouldings etc.
PROFILE, noun. (civil engineering) A drawing exhibiting a vertical section of the ground along a surveyed line, or graded work, as of a railway, showing elevations, depressions, grades, etc.
PROFILE, noun. (military slang) An exemption from certain types of duties due to injury or disability.
PROFILE, verb. To create a summary or collection of information, especially about a person
PROFILE, verb. To act based on such a summary; especially, to act on a stereotype. See profiling.

Dictionary definition

PROFILE, noun. An analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics; "a biochemical profile of blood"; "a psychological profile of serial killers".
PROFILE, noun. An outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side).
PROFILE, noun. Biographical sketch.
PROFILE, noun. Degree of exposure to public notice; "that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election".
PROFILE, noun. A vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers.
PROFILE, verb. Write about; "The author of this article profiles a famous painter".
PROFILE, verb. Represent in profile, by drawing or painting.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche