silhouette ( silhouettes plural )
1 n-count A silhouette is the solid dark shape that you see when someone or something has a bright light or pale background behind them.
The dark silhouette of the castle ruins stood out boldly against the fading light.
2 n-count The silhouette of something is the outline that it has, which often helps you to recognize it.
...the distinctive silhouette of his ears...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
n delineation, form, outline, profile, shape
vb delineate, etch, outline, stand out
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