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perspective
as in:  a perspective of the entire block


The penthouse window gives a perspective on half the city.
  a view — often stressing that the view is different from a view from another location
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  • The penthouse window gives a perspective on half the city.
  • The clouds and turns in the trail continually change the magnificent perspectives while hiking in the mountains.
  • A perspective of little streets. On the right Roxane’s house and the wall of her garden overhung with thick foliage.
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The new levers on your control panel enable you to see from the perspective of any of your squadron leaders.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game

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  • I constantly whipped my head around, searching for the fourth marker–a big dome-shaped peak with a missing piece, a curved absence scooped from its side that Melanie had only shown me this morning–as if the perspective would have changed from my last step.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • He could still control the perspective and the degree of detail, but there were no ship’s controls anymore.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • The perspective was close to the enemy planet now, as the ship hurtled into its well of gravity.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Since the others could only see their own battle perspective, he would sometimes give them orders that made no sense to them; but they, too, learned to trust Ender.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • The center point shifted, but it was obvious, after he looked long enough, that the eyes of the fleet, the I of the fleet, the perspective from which all decisions were being made, was one particular ship.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Ender’s fighters were among the first to go: their perspective suddenly vanished, and now the simulator could only display the perspective of the starships waiting beyond the edges of the battle.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game

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  • Ender’s fighters were among the first to go: their perspective suddenly vanished, and now the simulator could only display the perspective of the starships waiting beyond the edges of the battle.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
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