Definition Shape

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the shape (of an object): the form, the appearance, the outline

(to be) shaped (like a star): (to have) the shape, the appearance (of a star)
Barry dug up some of his potatoes and one was shaped like Elvis.

to shape: to mould, to form, to make, to model


  • "Filipe : Moving up to the legs - oh yes, your calves are in excellent shape."
  • "Cookies in the shape of elves!"
  • "I am shaped like two beans."
  • "Also, I love the shape of your ears."
  • "Donna : Yes look at that, even Stink the dog got a present, a squeaky toy in the shape of a roast chicken!"
  • "The bottle looks remarkably similar, with the same shape and colours and the logo is clearly based on ours."
  • "Expect strange shapes, serious faces, and deep meanings."
  • "Managers come in many different shapes and forms. There are many types of managers and many different terms that describe different managers."
  • "By the shape of it, I would say it was a violin."
  • "To me, it suggests a perfume bottle shaped in the form of our initials "DC"."

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