Definitions of profile

  1. To draw in profile.
  2. represent in profile, by drawing or painting
  3. 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"
  4. degree of exposure to public notice; " that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election"; " he prefers a low profile"
  5. An outline, or contour; as, the profile of an apple.
  6. A human head represented sidewise, or in a side view; the side face or half face.
  7. A section of any member, made at right angles with its main lines, showing the exact shape of moldings and the like.
  8. 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.
  9. to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member.
  10. To shape the outline of an object by passing a cutter around it.
  11. To draw with a side view.
  12. biographical sketch
  13. a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers
  14. a side view representation of an object ( especially a human face)
  15. Outline or contour; a side view of a human head or face; a drawing in outline.
  16. An outline a head or portrait in a side- view: the side- face: the outline of any object without foreshortening.
  17. A side- face; side- view; outline.
  18. An outline, as of a face seen from the side; side- view.
  19. A head or portrait represented in a side view; the contour or outline of a figure, building, & c., specially in vertical section.