- contour, contour line - a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
--1 is a kind of isometric line, isometric
--1 has particulars: thalweg
Derived form: verb contour1
- shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"
--2 is a kind of spatial property, spatiality
--2 has particulars:
sharpness, keenness; dullness, dulness, bluntness; topography; lobularity; concavity, concaveness; convexity, convexness; angularity; narrowing; curvature, curve; roundness; straightness; crookedness; stratification Derived form: verb contour1
- contour - a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure; "the contours of the melody"; "it defines a major contour of this administration"
--3 is a kind of feature, characteristic