point of view
Date: 1720 a position or perspective from which something is considered or evaluated ; standpoint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Point of view — View View, n. [OF. veue, F. vue, fr. OF. veoir to see, p. p. veu, F. voir, p. p. vu, fr. L. videre to see. See {Vision}, and cl. {Interview}, {Purview}, {Review}, {Vista}.] 1. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point of view — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • point of view — {n.} Attitude; opinion. * /From the American point of view, Fidel Castro is a bad neighbor to have./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • point of view — {n.} Attitude; opinion. * /From the American point of view, Fidel Castro is a bad neighbor to have./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Point of view — On Wikipedia, NPOV refers to the policy on Neutral point of view (NPOV) Point of view, sometimes used interchangeably with viewpoint, may refer to: Point of view (literature) or narrative mode, the perspective of the narrative voice; the pronoun… …   Wikipedia

  • Point of View (computer hardware company) — Point of View, POV is a computer hardware company that produces gaming graphics cards. It was established in the year 2000. Most of its sales are in Europe, as it serves more than 30 European countries. POV is based in the Netherlands. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Point of View (short story) — Point of View is a short story by Isaac Asimov that first appeared in Boys Life magazine in 1975. Due to the poor reception it received, it was only reprinted in the collection The Complete Robot in 1982. It is one of a loosely connected series… …   Wikipedia

  • Point of view pornography — (POV) is adult entertainment that is filmed as if the watcher had experienced and filmed the happenings.In a POV porn the man receiving sexual gratification holds the camera himself and aims it down at his genitals and the partner(s) who is/are… …   Wikipedia

  • Point of view shot — A point of view shot also known as POV shot or a subjective camera) is a short film scene that shows what a character (the subject) is looking at (represented through the camera). It is usually established by being positioned between a shot of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Point of View (album) — Infobox Album Name = Point of View Type = studio Longtype = Artist = Cassandra Wilson Released = December, 1985 Recorded = Genre = Jazz Length = 42:16 Label = JMT Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

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