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silhouette

[ˌsɪlu'et]

  1. сущ.

    1. иск.

      силуэт (одноцветное плоскостное изображение лица или предмета на фоне другого цвета)

    2. силуэт, контур, внешнее очертание

  2. гл. ; обычно прич. прош. вр.

    1. изображать в виде силуэта

    2. вырисовываться

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silhouette

[ˌsɪluː'et]

n

силуэт, очертания

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Put it in orbit around a failed star whose own reflected half-light does little more than throw its satellites into silhouette.
Запустите его на орбиту недоделанной звезды, чей отраженный полусвет едва отчерчивает силуэтами ее спутники.
Watts, Peter / BlindsightУоттс, Питер / Ложная слепота
Ложная слепота
Уоттс, Питер
© 2006 by Peter Watts
© Д.М.Смушкович, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Астрель-СПб", 2010
Blindsight
Watts, Peter
© 2006 by Peter Watts
He turned and saw the silhouette of Lee against the last light from the open shadows.
В последнем свете угасающих сумерек проступал темный силуэт Ли.
Steinbeck, John / East Of EdenСтейнбек, Джон / На восток от Эдема
На восток от Эдема
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
East Of Eden
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1952
© renewed Elaine Steinbeck, Thom Steinbeck, and John Steinbeck IV, 1980
And they crunched on, in that moving coffin with only the sheet of diamonds and Buck's silhouette alive in all the world.
И они продолжали пробиваться через снег в своем движущемся гробу, и все вокруг было мертво, за исключением алмазного стекла и силуэта Бака.
Lewis, Sinclair / It can't happen hereЛьюис, Синклер / У нас это невозможно
У нас это невозможно
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
It can't happen here
Lewis, Sinclair
© Sinclair Lewis, 1935
© renewed, Michael Lewis, 1963
She held open the relevant illustration: the boat in silhouette, outlined in white, with a rather squat, geometrically rendered lightning bolt stuck like a saw into the top of the mast.
Она раскрыла книгу на соответствующей иллюстрации: контуры лодки, белые на темном фоне, коротенькая зигзагообразная молния пилой вгрызается в вершину мачты.
Mieville, China / The ScarМьевиль, Чайна / Шрам
Шрам
Мьевиль, Чайна
© Перевод. Г. Крылов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 2002 by China Mieville
The Scar
Mieville, China
© 2002 by China Mieville
Brisby crossed his cabin, held up a sheet on which was the silhouette of a spaceship.
– Брисби пересек кабинет и взял лист бумаги, на котором был изображен силуэт космического корабля.
Heinlein, Robert / Citizen of the GalaxyХайнлайн, Роберт / Гражданин Галактики
Гражданин Галактики
Хайнлайн, Роберт
Citizen of the Galaxy
Heinlein, Robert
© 1957 by Robert A. Heinlein
It was interesting that there wasn’t any door with a female silhouette.
Что интересно – двери с женским силуэтом не наблюдалось.
Lukyanenko, Sergei / The Last WatchЛукьяненко, Сергей / Последний Дозор
Последний Дозор
Лукьяненко, Сергей
The Last Watch
Lukyanenko, Sergei
Scattered through the moss a stone with a bull’s-eye, a shell, bits of coral, white stone like the silhouette of an animal’s head.
По мху были разбросаны камешки с отверстиями, ракушки, куски кораллов и белый камень, напоминающий звериную голову.
Proulx, Annie / The Shipping NewsПрул, Энни / Корабельные новости
Корабельные новости
Прул, Энни
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
© Издание на русском языке, перевод. ЗАО ТИД "Амфора", 2005
The Shipping News
Proulx, Annie
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
He sat there, only a silhouette on horseback, but she knew who it was at once.
Она видела лишь силуэт, но все равно сразу узнала его.
King, Stephen / Wizard and GlassКинг, Стивен / Колдун и Кристалл
Колдун и Кристалл
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1997
© Перевод, В.А. Вебер, 1998
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2003
Wizard and Glass
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1997, 2003
I couldn’t spot any markings, only a dark silhouette and the shine of fur.
Никаких деталей я разглядеть не сумел, только темный силуэт и короткий блестящий мех.
Westerfeld, Scott / PeepsВестерфельд, Скотт / Армия ночи
Армия ночи
Вестерфельд, Скотт
© Перевод. Б.Жужунава, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2005 by Scott Westerfield
Peeps
Westerfeld, Scott
© 2005 Scott Westerfield
The front of the church, quite bare and worn by the sunshine and rain of years, was crowned by a narrow open stone belfry, in which a small bell showed its black silhouette, whilst its rope disappeared through the tiles.
Над лишенным всяких украшений, потрескавшимся от солнца и дождей фасадом церкви возвышалась узкая каменная башенка, внутри которой виднелся темный профиль небольшого колокола; из‑под черепиц торчал конец веревки.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
A black silhouette floated there indistinctly, like a paper cutout.
Зрение различало лишь смутно маячивший во мраке черный силуэт человека, будто вырезанный из бумаги.
Murakami, Haruki / Kafka on the shoreМураками, Харуки / Кафка на пляже
Кафка на пляже
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami, 2002
© Перевод. С. Логачев, И. Логачев, 2005
© ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2005
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki
© 2005 by Haruki Murakami
Jack stepped to the curb for his own look at Jeanette's windows and spotted a human silhouette standing in one of them.
Джек отошел к обочине, чтобы самому посмотреть на окна Жаннет, и увидел в одном из них силуэт человека.
Wilson, Paul Francis / HostsВилсон, Пол Фрэнсис / Пожиратели сознания
Пожиратели сознания
Вилсон, Пол Фрэнсис
Hosts
Wilson, Paul Francis
© 2001 by F. Paul Wilson
In the red circle of light cast by the lamp in the road, a fresh pair or trio of impatient horses, and the silhouette of a coachman with his hands held out stiffly before him, would come into view.
В красном круге, бросаемом лампою на дорогу, показывалась новая пара или тройка нетерпеливых лошадей и силуэт кучера с протянутыми вперед руками.
Чехов, А.П. / ИмениныChekhov, A. / The party
The party
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Именины
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
When Rabbit goes over to look at her, to reassure himself that she is there, he sees her somehow dimly, as if the baby has not gathered to herself the force that makes a silhouette.
Когда Кролик подходит убедиться, что она и вправду здесь, девочка кажется ему тускловатой, словно она еще не набрала сил, необходимых для образования четкого силуэта.
Updike, John / Rabbit, RunАпдайк, Джон / Кролик, беги
Кролик, беги
Апдайк, Джон
© Издательство «Правда», 1990
Rabbit, Run
Updike, John
© 1998 by Ballantine Books
Some way out a ship was lying at anchor, a pale silhouette of a ship with one yellow light.
Невдалеке стояло на якоре судно — бледный силуэт с желтым огоньком.
Wells, Herbert George / The First Men in the MoonУэллс, Герберт / Первые люди на Луне
Первые люди на Луне
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The First Men in the Moon
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells

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ˌsɪlu'etNounсилуэт

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    силует

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Collocations

silhouette sign
симптом силуэта
enlarged cardiac silhouette
расширенная сердечная тень
cardiac silhouette
рентгеновский силуэт сердца
cardiac silhouette
сердечная тень
aiming silhouette
фигурная мишень
killable silhouette target
падающая фигурная мишень
silhouette target
силуэтная цель
silhouette target
фигурная мишень
half-silhouette target
грудная мишень
silhouette dropout
удаление растрового фона для выделения основного сюжета изображения
silhouette shooting
стрельба по силуэтам
cardiac silhouette
тень сердца
be silhouetted
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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'