silhouette

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silhouette

outline of a figure. The sharpness of the silhouette is a function of the shape, size and density of the object. This is most marked in radiography.

basketball-shaped silhouette
the enlarged cardiac outline seen in the dorsal-ventral view of the thorax in a dog with chronic pericardial effusion.
silhouette sign
produced when two fluid densities are contiguous and the individual outline of each is lost. Commonly used in the evaluation of chest problems.
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The Reebok MLB Authentic Collection product line, which includes both baseball and softball footwear, will feature the MLB silhouetted batter logo and will be exclusively promoted and marketed by Reebok.
Consisting of apparel, headwear, footwear and equipment, all products in the MLB Authentic Collection prominently feature the Major League Baseball silhouetted batter logo.
Subtle variations in tone create a delicate sfumato around the silhouetted objects, suggesting that they exist not just on the flattened surface of the paper but in a foglike atmosphere.
The cap features a raised team logo on the front of the cap along with the signature silhouetted MLB batter on the back.
It features a front-raised team logo along with the rear MLB Silhouetted Batter in the matching team color.