profile

n.

  1. An outline, or contour; as, the profile of an apple.
  2. A human head represented sidewise, or in a side view; the side face or half face.
  3. A section of any member, made at right angles with its main lines, showing the exact shape of moldings and the like.
  4. A drawing exhibiting a vertical section of the ground along a surveyed line, or graded work, as of a railway, showing elevations, depressions, grades, etc.
  5. to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member.
  6. To shape the outline of an object by passing a cutter around it.