adj. - having a short range.
- relating to the immediate future.
v. Enclose (an article) in film that shrinks tightly on to it.
n. Shrove tuesday and the two days preceding it.
n. Sickle-shaped blood cell, esp. As found in a type of severe hereditary anaemia.
n.pl. Colloq. Hair grown by a man down the sides of his face.
n. Secondary (usu. Undesirable) effect.
—n. Saddle for a woman riding with both legs on the same side of the horse. —adv. Riding in this position.
n. Ring with a seal set in it.
n. Person who paints signboards etc.
—n. - picture showing the outline only, usu. In black on white or cut from paper.
- dark shadow or outline against a lighter background. —v. (-ting) represent or (usu. In passive) show in silhouette. [silhouette, name of a politician]