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silhouette

[ˌsɪluː'et]

  1. N silueta f

  2. VT

Examples from texts

And as I walked on past those unused bedrooms, Miss Kenton's figure, a silhouette against a window within one of them, had called to me.
Y fue al pasar por delante de estas habitaciones, que nadie utilizaba, cuando oí que la silueta de miss Kenton, frente a la ventana de una de las habitaciones, me llamaba.
Ishiguro, Kadzuo / The Remains of the DayIshiguro, Kadzuo / Los Restos Del Dia
Los Restos Del Dia
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
© 1989 by Kazuo Ishiguro
Belano was talking: he moved his left hand as if he was tracing a castle or the silhouette of a woman.
Hablaba Belano: movía la mano izquierda como si dibujara un castillo o el perfil de una mujer.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
Ruth told her, turning her face so that Lindsey’s eyes could make out the silhouette of Ruth’s nose and lips and forehead.
Ruth se lo dijo, volviendo la cara para que los ojos de Lindsey pudieran distinguir la silueta de su nariz, sus labios y su frente.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
In the distance, on a smaller mountain, he made out the silhouette of a castle or fort.
A lo lejos, en una montaña más baja, descubrió la silueta de un castillo o de una fortaleza.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
I am unable to discern him clearly because the bright morning sunlight has for the moment reduced him to a silhouette.
Al hombre no alcanzo a verle claramente porque el sol brilla tanto que sólo deja distinguir su contorno.
Ishiguro, Kadzuo / The Remains of the DayIshiguro, Kadzuo / Los Restos Del Dia
Los Restos Del Dia
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
© 1989 by Kazuo Ishiguro
This is where the story ends, with the faces of the millionairess and the tramp silhouetted against the sunset, and then the stars, and then infinite space.
En este punto acaba el cuento. Sobre el crepúsculo se dibuja el rostro de la millonaria y el vagabundo y luego las estrellas y luego el infinito.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer

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ˌsɪluː'etsiluetaExamples

in silhouette — en silueta

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Word forms

silhouette

verb
Basic forms
Pastsilhouetted
Imperativesilhouette
Present Participle (Participle I)silhouetting
Past Participle (Participle II)silhouetted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I silhouettewe silhouette
you silhouetteyou silhouette
he/she/it silhouettesthey silhouette
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am silhouettingwe are silhouetting
you are silhouettingyou are silhouetting
he/she/it is silhouettingthey are silhouetting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have silhouettedwe have silhouetted
you have silhouettedyou have silhouetted
he/she/it has silhouettedthey have silhouetted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been silhouettingwe have been silhouetting
you have been silhouettingyou have been silhouetting
he/she/it has been silhouettingthey have been silhouetting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I silhouettedwe silhouetted
you silhouettedyou silhouetted
he/she/it silhouettedthey silhouetted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was silhouettingwe were silhouetting
you were silhouettingyou were silhouetting
he/she/it was silhouettingthey were silhouetting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had silhouettedwe had silhouetted
you had silhouettedyou had silhouetted
he/she/it had silhouettedthey had silhouetted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been silhouettingwe had been silhouetting
you had been silhouettingyou had been silhouetting
he/she/it had been silhouettingthey had been silhouetting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will silhouettewe shall/will silhouette
you will silhouetteyou will silhouette
he/she/it will silhouettethey will silhouette
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be silhouettingwe shall/will be silhouetting
you will be silhouettingyou will be silhouetting
he/she/it will be silhouettingthey will be silhouetting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have silhouettedwe shall/will have silhouetted
you will have silhouettedyou will have silhouetted
he/she/it will have silhouettedthey will have silhouetted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been silhouettingwe shall/will have been silhouetting
you will have been silhouettingyou will have been silhouetting
he/she/it will have been silhouettingthey will have been silhouetting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would silhouettewe should/would silhouette
you would silhouetteyou would silhouette
he/she/it would silhouettethey would silhouette
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be silhouettingwe should/would be silhouetting
you would be silhouettingyou would be silhouetting
he/she/it would be silhouettingthey would be silhouetting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have silhouettedwe should/would have silhouetted
you would have silhouettedyou would have silhouetted
he/she/it would have silhouettedthey would have silhouetted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been silhouettingwe should/would have been silhouetting
you would have been silhouettingyou would have been silhouetting
he/she/it would have been silhouettingthey would have been silhouetting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am silhouettedwe are silhouetted
you are silhouettedyou are silhouetted
he/she/it is silhouettedthey are silhouetted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being silhouettedwe are being silhouetted
you are being silhouettedyou are being silhouetted
he/she/it is being silhouettedthey are being silhouetted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been silhouettedwe have been silhouetted
you have been silhouettedyou have been silhouetted
he/she/it has been silhouettedthey have been silhouetted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was silhouettedwe were silhouetted
you were silhouettedyou were silhouetted
he/she/it was silhouettedthey were silhouetted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being silhouettedwe were being silhouetted
you were being silhouettedyou were being silhouetted
he/she/it was being silhouettedthey were being silhouetted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been silhouettedwe had been silhouetted
you had been silhouettedyou had been silhouetted
he/she/it had been silhouettedthey had been silhouetted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be silhouettedwe shall/will be silhouetted
you will be silhouettedyou will be silhouetted
he/she/it will be silhouettedthey will be silhouetted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been silhouettedwe shall/will have been silhouetted
you will have been silhouettedyou will have been silhouetted
he/she/it will have been silhouettedthey will have been silhouetted

silhouette

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesilhouettesilhouettes
Possessive casesilhouette'ssilhouettes'