worm's-eye
adjective Date: 1908 seen from ground level or from the lowest levels of a hierarchy <
the bird's-eye view of the executive and the worm's-eye view of the employee — Current Biography
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  • worm's-eye view — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a view as if by a worm from below or the underside from both the bird s eye view of the executive and the worm s eye view of the employee, she has been familiar with industrial problems Current Biography * * * /werrmz uy / a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Worm's-eye view — A worm s eye view is a view of an object from below, as though the observer were a worm. It can also mean perceiving something from a humble position. Contrast with bird s eye view.ee also* Plans (drawings) …   Wikipedia

  • worm's-eye view — /werrmz uy / a perspective seen from below or from a low or inferior position: The new man will get a worm s eye view of the corporate structure. [1910 15; on the model of bird s eye view] * * * …   Universalium

  • worm's-eye view —    As if seen from the surface of the earth, or the floor. A variation on landscape, the horizon for a worm s eye view is usually placed very low in the picture, or outside of it completely …   Glossary of Art Terms

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