Foreshortening Fore*short"en*ing, n. (Fine Arts) Representation in a foreshortened mode or way. [1913 Webster]

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  • foreshortening — noun ( s) : the act of one that foreshortens or the state of being foreshortened; often : representation in art or literature in a foreshortened mode …   Useful english dictionary

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