From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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   2. (Mech.) To shape the outline of an object by passing a
      cutter around it.
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   Profiling machine, a jigging machine.
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