Profile


Profile

Profile may refer to:

;Computing and technology
* Profile (UML), a concept in Unified Modeling Language
* Apple ProFile, a hard drive
* User profile, a feature of the Microsoft Windows operating system
* FilePro, a DBMS and RAD system originally published as Profile II
* Performance analysis, an investigation of the behavior of a software program
* Profile, a hard disk recorder manufactured by Grass Valley

;Music
* "Profile" (album), an album by Jan Akkerman
* "Profiles", an album by Nick Mason and Rick Fenn
* Profile Entertainment, a record label started in 1994
* Profile Records, a record label started in 1981

;Other meanings
* Profile (engineering), several meanings in the context of engineering
* Profile Spotlight, a stage lighting fixture
* Demographic profile, information about a person or market segmnent, commonly used in marketing
* Investor profile, a classification of investor behavior
* Strategy profile, a concept in game theory
* The act of offender profiling


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  • profile — ► NOUN 1) an outline of something, especially a face, as seen from one side. 2) a short descriptive article about someone. 3) the extent to which a person or organization attracts public notice: her high profile as an opera star. ► VERB 1)… …   English terms dictionary

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  • Profile — Pro file, n. [It. profilo, fr. L. pro before + filum a thread, an outline, shape: cf. F. profil. See {File} arow, and cf. {Purfle}, {Purl}, a fringe.] 1. An outline, or contour; as, the profile of an apple. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint & Sculp.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Profile — Pro file, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Profiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Profiling}] [Cf. F. profiler, It. profilare. See {Profile}, n.] 1. to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) To shape the outline… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Profile — Profile, geologische, vertikale, nach dem Mittelpunkt der Erde gerichtete Schnittflächen durch die Erdkruste zur Veranschaulichung ihres Aufbaues und der Gliederung in die verschiedenen Schichten und Gesteine. Die sogenannten schematischen oder… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • profile — (n.) 1650s, a drawing of the outline of anything, from It. profilo a drawing in outline, from profilare to draw in outline, from pro forth (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + filare draw out, spin, from L.L. filare to spin, draw out a line, from filum …   Etymology dictionary

  • profile — [n1] drawing of outline contour, delineation, figuration, figure, form, likeness, line, lineament, lineation, portrait, shadow, shape, side view, silhouette, sketch; concepts 259,625 profile [n2] description, characterization analysis, biography …   New thesaurus

  • profile — index brief, characterize, configuration (form), contour (outline), contour (shape), cross sect …   Law dictionary


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