|1.||[ noun ] an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics|
"a biochemical profile of blood" "a psychological profile of serial killers"
|Related terms:||chart population_profile|
|2.||[ noun ] a side view representation of an object (especially a human face)|
|3.||[ noun ] (writing) biographical sketch|
|4.||[ verb ] represent in profile, by drawing or painting|
|5.||[ verb ] (writing) write about|
: "The author of this article profiles a famous painter"
|Related terms:||write writing|
|6.||[ noun ] degree of exposure to public notice|
"that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election" "he prefers a low profile"
|7.||[ noun ] (geometry) a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers|
|Related terms:||cross_section soil_profile soil_horizon horizon|