- [noun] a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
- [noun] any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"
Synonyms: shape, form, configuration, conformation
- [noun] a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure; "the contours of the melody"; "it defines a major contour of this administration"
- [verb] form the contours of