Explicație shape în Dicționarul Englez Englez

shape

(shāp )

substantiv
the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"

substantiv
the visual appearance of something or someone
"the delicate cast of his features"

substantiv
any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
"he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"

substantiv
alternative names for the body of a human being
"Leonardo studied the human body"
"he has a strong physique"
"the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

substantiv
a perceptual structure
"the composition presents problems for students of musical form"
"a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"

substantiv
a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
"a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"

substantiv
the supremem headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
substantiv
the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition'' or `in shape'' or `out of condition'' or `out of shape'')
verb
give a shape or form to
"shape the dough"

verb
shape or influence
give direction to
"experience often determines ability"
"mold public opinion"

verb
make something, usually for a specific function
"She molded the riceballs carefully"
"Form cylinders from the dough"
"shape a figure"
"Work the metal into a sword"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) anatomy, build, cast, chassis, condition, configuration, conformation, contour, embodiment, figure, flesh, form, frame, pattern, physique
(verb) determine, forge, influence, mould, regulate, work