[Vocabulary] profile/shape

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The profile of the tower
The shape of the tower

What's the different?
 

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The profile of the tower
The shape of the tower

What's the difference?

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Please write a full sentence in which you want to use these phrases.

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They are both related to appearance.
The profile of the tower is unformed.
The shape of the tower is unformed.
Are they interchangeable?
 

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They are both related to appearance.
The profile of the tower is uniform.
The shape of the tower is uniform.
Are they interchangeable?

It doesn't matter which one you use. I am not at all sure what you mean by that.
 

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oh! It should be unformed.
 

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'Unformed' means 'not fully developed' according to Oxford.

Is it your intended meaning?
 

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I thought perhaps you were trying to express the idea of "shapeless".
 

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"Uniform" refers to something that does not vary. I don't know how that can be applied to the shape of a tower.
The sentences don't make sense unless you are making a comparison.
 

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The OP could mean that the construction of the tower is not yet complete, so the final shape is still uncertain.
 

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Let's wait for clarification.
 

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Then it's the tower itself that's unformed, not its shape. Or you could say it's unfinished.
 

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It would be a very strange tower that was unformed- how would it be distinguished from the ground around it?
 
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