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Definition of Perspective
PerspectivePerspective Per*spec"tive, a. [L. perspicere, perspectum, to
look through; per + spicere, specere, to look: cf. F.
perspectif; or from E. perspective, n. See Spy, n.]
1. Of or pertaining to the science of vision; optical. [Obs.]
2. Pertaining to the art, or in accordance with the laws, of
Perspective plane, the plane or surface on which the
objects are delineated, or the picture drawn; the plane of
projection; -- distinguished from the ground plane, which
is that on which the objects are represented as standing.
When this plane is oblique to the principal face of the
object, the perspective is called oblique perspective;
when parallel to that face, parallel perspective.
Perspective shell (Zo["o]l.), any shell of the genus
Solarium and allied genera. See Solarium. PerspectivePerspective Per*spec"tive, n. [F. perspective, fr. perspectif:
cf. It. perspettiva. See Perspective, a.]
1. A glass through which objects are viewed. [Obs.] ``Not a
perspective, but a mirror.' --Sir T. Browne.
2. That which is seen through an opening; a view; a vista.
``The perspective of life.' --Goldsmith.
3. The effect of distance upon the appearance of objects, by
means of which the eye recognized them as being at a more
or less measurable distance. Hence, a["e]rial perspective,
the assumed greater vagueness or uncertainty of outline in
A["e]rial perspective is the expression of space by
any means whatsoever, sharpness of edge, vividness
of color, etc. --Ruskin.
4. The art and the science of so delineating objects that
they shall seem to grow smaller as they recede from the
eye; -- called also linear perspective.
5. A drawing in linear perspective.
Isometrical perspective, an inaccurate term for a
mechanical way of representing objects in the direction of
the diagonal of a cube.
Perspective glass, a telescope which shows objects in the
Meaning of Perspective from wikipedia
- Look up perspective
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Perspective
, the formation
of an image
in a picture plane
of a scene...
- or point-projection perspective
(from Latin: per****ere 'to see through') is one of two types
of graphical projection perspective
in the graphic
- Forced perspective
is a technique
that employs optical illusion
to make an object appear
****her away, closer, larger
than it actually
- Perspective correction
to: Perspective control procedure
for editing photographs Perspective distortion
(photography) for perspective
- Perspective distortion
to: Perspective projection distortion Perspective distortion
(photography) This disambiguation
page lists articles
-taking is the act of perceiving
from an alternative point
of view, such as that of another
- Aerial perspective
, or atmospheric perspective
to the effect
has on the appearance
of an object
from a distance. As the...
- Reverse perspective
, also called inverse perspective
, inverted perspective
, divergent perspective
, or Byzantine perspective
, is a form of perspective
- Curvilinear perspective
, also five-point perspective
, is a graphical projection
used to draw 3D objects
on 2D surfaces. It was formally codified
- subject pictured
at the same time or successively, also called multiple perspective
or multiplicity, while Constructivism
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