contoured

[[t]kɒ̱ntʊə(r)d[/t]]
ADJ: ADJ n
A contoured surface has curves and slopes on it, rather than being flat.

...the lush fairways and contoured greens of the course...

Sophia settled into her comfortably contoured seat.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • contoured — con|toured [ˈkɔntuəd US ˈka:nturd] adj 1.) a contoured surface or object has been made with curves in it ▪ contoured seats 2.) contoured land has some parts higher than others …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • contoured — con|toured [ kan,turd ] adjective 1. ) shaped to follow or fit the shape of something else: a contoured handgrip 2. ) curved or with gentle slopes rather than straight or flat: a wooden cabinet with contoured corners and edges …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • contoured — adjective 1 shaped to fit closely next to something else, or in a shape like this: The cushion was still warm, contoured to the shape of his body. 2 having an attractive, curved shape: the smoothly contoured lines and attractive styling of this… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • contoured — UK [ˈkɒntʊə(r)d] / US [ˈkɑnˌtʊrd] adjective 1) shaped to follow or fit the shape of something else a contoured handgrip 2) curved or with gentle slopes rather than straight or flat a wooden cabinet with contoured corners and edges …   English dictionary

  • contoured — adjective Smoothly shaped …   Wiktionary

  • contoured — con·toured (konґt rd) having an irregularly undulating outline or surface; said of bacterial colonies …   Medical dictionary

  • contoured — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shaped, molded, modeled; see formed …   English dictionary for students

  • contoured — con·tour || kÉ’n‚tÊŠÉ™ n. outline; outer edge of a figure v. draw the outline of; mold to fit a certain shape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contoured — adjective mark (a map or diagram) with contours. → contour …   English new terms dictionary

  • contoured — conˈtoured adjective (of chairs, etc) shaped to fit the lines of the human body • • • Main Entry: ↑contour …   Useful english dictionary

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