Perspectograph Per*spec"to*graph, n. [L. perspectus (p. p. of perspicere to look through) + -graph.] An instrument for obtaining, and transferring to a picture, the points and outlines of objects, so as to represent them in their proper geometrical relations as viewed from some one point. [1913 Webster]

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