perspective

  • 1 PERSPECTIVE — Par sa situation au carrefour de la science, de la culture humaniste et de la pratique artistique, la perspective, comme tout autre thème interdisciplinaire, échappe à un traitement conceptuel univoque. Dans son acception technique, le terme… …

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  • 2 perspective — PERSPECTIVE. s. f. Cette partie de l Optique qui enseigne à representer les objets selon la difference que l éloignement y apporte, soit pour la figure, soit pour la couleur. Ce Peintre entend bien la perspective, les regles de la perspective. la …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Perspective — Per*spec tive, n. [F. perspective, fr. perspectif: cf. It. perspettiva. See {Perspective}, a.] 1. A glass through which objects are viewed. [Obs.] Not a perspective, but a mirror. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is seen through an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Perspective — may mean:Literally, in visual topics: * Perspective (visual), the way in which objects appear to the eye * Perspective (graphical), representing the effects of visual perspective in drawingsMetaphorically, in relation to cognitive topics: *… …

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  • 5 Perspective — Per*spec tive, a. [L. perspicere, perspectum, to look through; per + spicere, specere, to look: cf. F. perspectif; or from E. perspective, n. See {Spy}, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the science of vision; optical. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 perspective — [pər spek′tiv] adj. [ME < LL perspectivus < L perspicere, to look through < per, through + specere, to look: see SPY] 1. of perspective 2. drawn in perspective n. [ME perspectif < ML (ars) perspectiva, perspective (art)] 1. the art of …

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  • 7 Perspective — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Perspective álbum de estudio de Jason Becker Publicación 1996 Género(s) Metal neoclásico …

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  • 8 Perspective 66 — Album par Eddy Mitchell Sortie 1965 Label Barclay Albums de Eddy Mitchell …

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  • 9 perspective — late 14c., science of optics, from O.Fr. perspective, from M.L. perspectiva ars science of optics, from fem. of perspectivus of sight, optical from L. perspectus, pp. of perspicere inspect, look through, from per through + specere look at (see… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 perspective — In its 17c meaning ‘mental point of view or way of regarding something’, perspective has developed a special use with on followed by the name of a subject or intellectual domain: Perspectives on Thomas Hobbes (book title, 1989) …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 Perspective — (v. lat.), 1) Lehre von den Projectionen sichtbarer Gegenstände, auf ebenen durchsichtigen Tafeln; ist von Ch. Wolf als ein Theil der Optik zur angewandten Mathematik gezogen worden. Doch ist sie nur eine Anwendung der Geometrie für einen… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Perspective — Perspective, die Kunst, Gegenstände so abzubilden, daß sie nicht flach, sondern als greifliche Körper erscheinen. S. Plastik. B–l …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 13 Perspective — Perspective, die auf der Optik beruhende Lehre und Kunst, körperliche Gegenstände auf einer Fläche in richtigem Bilde und so darzustellen, daß sie uns in dem Bilde als Körper erscheinen. Man unterscheidet eine mathematische oder Linear P. u. eine …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 14 perspective — I noun angle of vision, attitude, conception, distance, eyereach, feeling, field of view, field of vision, framework, impression, inclination, leaning, line of sight, mental view, orientation, outlook, point of observation, point of view,… …

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  • 15 perspective — [n] view, outlook angle, aspect, attitude, broad view, context, frame of reference*, headset*, landscape, mindset*, objectivity, overview, panorama, proportion, prospect, relation, relative importance, relativity, scene, size of it*, viewpoint,… …

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  • 16 perspective — Perspective, Scenographa …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 17 perspective — ► NOUN 1) the art of representing three dimensional objects on a two dimensional surface so as to convey the impression of height, width, depth, and relative distance. 2) a view or prospect. 3) a particular way of regarding something. 4)… …

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  • 18 perspective — (pèr spé kti v ) s. f. 1°   Science qui enseigne à représenter les objets sur un plan, de la manière qu ils paraissent à la vue, en gardant les distances et les situations. •   Frère du Breuil a fait l art de la perspective, M. DE MAROLLES Le liv …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 perspective — noun 1 in art ADJECTIVE ▪ distorted ▪ horizontal, vertical PREPOSITION ▪ in perspective, out of perspectiv …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 perspective — perspectival, adj. perspectived, adj. perspectiveless, adj. perspectively, adv. /peuhr spek tiv/, n. 1. a technique of depicting volumes and spatial relationships on a flat surface. Cf. aerial perspective, linear perspective. 2. a pictur …

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