"profile" in the noun sense
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"
an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)
4. visibility, profile
degree of exposure to public notice
"that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election"
a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers
"profile" in the verb sense
"The author of this article profiles a famous painter"
represent in profile, by drawing or painting
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