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Engelsk navneord: shape

1. shape (om egenskab) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe could barely make out their shapes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)configuration, conformation, contour, form


Mindre specifikke termerspatial property, spatiality


Mere specifikke termerangularity, bluntness, concaveness, concavity, convexity, convexness, crookedness, curvature, curve, dullness, keenness, lobularity, narrowing, roundness, sharpness, straightness, stratification, topography


Kendetegnercrooked, straight

2. shape the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGeometry is the mathematical science of shape.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)form


Mindre specifikke termerattribute


Mere specifikke termeramorphous shape, angular shape, angularity, circle, column, connection, connexion, distorted shape, distortion, figure, flair, flare, line, link, natural shape, pillar, plane, plume, round shape, sheet, solid, square, tower, triangle

3. shape (i anatomi) alternative names for the body of a human being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLeonardo studied the human body.
He has a strong physique.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, soma


Mindre specifikke termerbody, organic structure, physical structure


Mere specifikke termeradult body, female body, juvenile body, male body, person


Omfatter disse overordnede termerhomo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

4. shape (om erkendelse) a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA circle was the embodiment of his concept of life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)embodiment


Mindre specifikke termerconcrete representation, concretism

5. shape (om egenskab) the visual appearance of something or someone


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe delicate cast of his features.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cast, form


Mindre specifikke termerappearance, visual aspect

6. shape (om tilstand) the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)condition


Mindre specifikke termergood health, healthiness


Mere specifikke termerfitness, physical fitness

7. SHAPE (om gruppe) the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe


Mindre specifikke termerhigh command, supreme headquarters


Omfatter disse overordnede termerNATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization

8. shape (om erkendelse) a perceptual structure


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe composition presents problems for students of musical form.
A visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)form, pattern


Mindre specifikke termerstructure


Mere specifikke termerfractal, gestalt, grid, kaleidoscope, mosaic, strand


Omfatter disse overordnede termerpercept, perception, perceptual experience


Engelsk udsagnsord: shape

1. shape (om erkendelse) shape or influence; give direction to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningExperience often determines ability.
Mold public opinion.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)determine, influence, mold, regulate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termercause, do, make


Mere specifikke termercarry weight, decide, disincline, dispose, incline, index, indispose, miscreate, pace, predetermine, reshape, time

2. shape (om tilvejebringelse) make something, usually for a specific function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe molded the rice balls carefully.
Form cylinders from the dough.
Shape a figure.
Work the metal into a sword.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forge, form, mold, mould, work


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercreate from raw material, create from raw stuff


Mere specifikke termerbeat, carve, cast, chip, coil, cut out, grind, hand-build, handbuild, hill, layer, machine, model, mold, mold, mould, mould, mound, preform, preform, puddle, remold, reshape, roughcast, sculpt, sculpture, sinter, stamp, swage, throw, upset


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningprocess, work, work on

3. shape (om ændring) give shape or form to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShape the dough.
Form the young child's character.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)form


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerblock, block, blow, circle, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, cup, deform, dimension, dish, distort, draw, encircle, fit, flatten, fork, individuate, plume, ridge, roll, round, round off, round out, scallop, scollop, sliver, square, square up, strain, strike, tabulate, terrace, tie, turn, twist









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