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Definition of Perspectives

Perspective
Perspective 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.] --Bacon. 2. Pertaining to the art, or in accordance with the laws, of perspective. 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.
Perspective
Perspective 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 distant objects. 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 right position.

Meaning of Perspectives from wikipedia

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- philosophical, and sociological perspectives. The journal contains theoretical essays, case studies, and review essays. Perspectives on Science was established...
- Some religions have perspectives on tattooing. Some Christians take issue with tattooing, upholding the Hebrew prohibition (see below). The Hebrew prohibition...
- chose the name "Perspectives" to reflect their hope of changing the way their students saw themselves and the world. In 1997, Perspectives became one of...
- Accounting Perspectives (French: Perspectives comptables) is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of The Canadian Academic...
- ISBN 978-3-930387-15-1 Kahn, Richard. Zoophilia and Bestiality: Cross-cultural Perspectives. In Marc Bekoff (ed.), Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships. Greenwood...
- China Perspectives (French: Perspectives chinoises) is an academic quarterly launched in 1995 by the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)...
- Perspectives on Politics is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering political science. It was established in 2003 and is published by Cambridge...
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