• Profiling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In the construction of fieldworks, the erection at proper intervals of wooden profiles, to show to the workmen the sectional form of the parapets at those points.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Profile

• Profile Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A section of any member, made at right angles with its main lines, showing the exact shape of moldings and the like.
  2. (n.) To shape the outline of an object by passing a cutter around it.
  3. (n.) 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.
  4. (n.) A human head represented sidewise, or in a side view; the side face or half face.
  5. (n.) to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member.
  6. (n.) An outline, or contour; as, the profile of an apple.