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perspective -- as in: perspective in art
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as in: perspective in art Define
giving a 2-dimensional picture a 3-dimensional appearance by making parts that are farther away look smaller than things that are close; or a picture drawn in such a manner
  • When train tracks are drawn with perspective, they appear to come together in the distance.
  • The artist intentionally breaks the rules of perspective.
  • Only for me, the long perspective of shades that set off one box from the next had suddenly snapped up, and I could see day after day after day glaring ahead of me like a white, broad, infinitely desolate avenue.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • A quarter of an hour later he stopped before a large cabin, adorned with several clusters of streamers, the exterior walls of which were designed to represent, in violent colours and without perspective, a company of jugglers.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days

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  • And then Mother went away and I drew a picture of a bus using perspective so that I didn’t think about the pain in my chest and it looked like this….
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
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To see samples using other meanings of perspective, click a word sense below:
as in: Look at it from her perspective Define
a particular way of seeing or considering things
as in: Keep it in perspective Define
a sensible view of a situation that considers its different parts in a balanced way
as in: perspective in art Define
giving a 2-dimensional picture a 3-dimensional appearance by making parts that are farther away look smaller than things that are close; or a picture drawn in such a manner
as in: a perspective of the entire block Define
a view -- often stressing that the view is different from a view from another location
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