Definition of Linear perspective

1. Noun. The appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer.

Definition of Linear perspective

1. Noun. (arts) A form of geometric perspective in which parallel lines are represented as converging in order to give the illusion of depth and distance. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linear Perspective

linear equation
linear equations
linear fracture
linear function
linear functional
linear functions
linear independence
linear leaf
linear measure
linear models
linear operator
linear operators
linear pair
linear pairs
linear perspective (current term)
linear programming
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linear transformations
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Literary usage of Linear perspective

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"linear perspective. FR Honey, 11 : 761. Magazine of A. Periodical, : 418 ; 22 : 567. ... Theory and practice of linear perspective. V. Pellegrin, 4 : 756. ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"linear perspective. Ji,—Shades ami Shadows, $3,—Higher linear perspective, $3.50.— Machine Construction and Dr., $7.50 "Wil. ..."

3. The Fine Arts by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1902)
"The first stages of the advance : linear perspective; The enlargement and intensifying which the art of painting underwent in the sixteenth and seventeenth ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"XII dering of architectural subjects as dwelling- houses, mansions, public libraries, churches, railway stations and theatres in linear perspective. ..."

5. Wood Carving: Design and Workmanship by George Jack (1903)
"... The Limitations of an Art not Safely Transgressed— Aerial Perspective Impossible in Relief—linear perspective only Possible in a Limited Way. ..."

6. Pictorial Composition in Photography by Arthur Hammond (1920)
"CHAPTER IV linear perspective — Focal Length of the Lens with Relation to the Point of View — Aerial Perspective — The Effect of Atmosphere on the Tones of ..."

7. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"A Practical Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Hoods and Passengers : with an Appendix of Statutes, Liin., 1856, Svo. Chitty, W. 1. linear perspective in ..."

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