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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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