Definition of Foreshortened

1. Verb. (past of foreshorten) ¹



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Definition of Foreshortened

1. foreshorten [v] - See also: foreshorten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreshortened

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foresheet
foresheets
foreshew
foreshewed
foreshewing
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foreship
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foreshock
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foreshore
foreshores
foreshorten
foreshortened (current term)
foreshortening
foreshortenings
foreshortens
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foreshow
foreshowed
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foreside
foresides
foresight

Literary usage of Foreshortened

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1. Free-hand Drawing: A Manual for Teachers and Students by Anson Kent Cross (1895)
"They are not to be given to pupils who are unable to draw the forms by eye alone with some degree of correctness. Lesson I. — foreshortened Planes and Lines ..."

2. Blue Print Reading: Interpreting Working Drawings by Edwin Mather Wyatt (1920)
"A draftsman never places a dimension on a line that is foreshortened. In Fig. 5 is shown a very practical and frequent example of foreshortening. ..."

3. Applied Perspective, for Architects and Painters by William Pitt Preble Longfellow (1901)
"The difficulty is in A/^ V* '? ually foreshortened in an oblique view. Its construction provides duly for its foreshortening when it is seen from the ..."

4. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"CANOE foreshortened. For a guide to builders, if ordered inland or abroad. POOLE MUD-BOARDS. Sixteen inches square. Upper side. Under side. ..."

5. The Rendering of Nature in Early Greek Art by Emanuel Loewy (1907)
"Not a detail is withdrawn from sight by being slanted away, foreshortened, or (41) See also page 48, note 7. In this motive progress can be followed in ..."

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