• (GA) IPA: /pɚˈspɛktɪv/


  1. A view, vista or outlook.
  2. The appearance of depth in objects, especially as perceived using binocular vision.
  3. The technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface.
  4. (dated) An artwork that represents three-dimensional objects in this way.
  5. (figuratively) The choice of a single angle or point of view from which to sense, categorize, measure or codify experience.
  6. The ability to consider things in such relative perspective.
  7. A perspective glass.
    • […] our predecessors; who could never have believed, that there were such lunets about some of the planets, as our late perspectives have descried […]
  8. A sound recording technique to adjust and integrate sound sources seemingly naturally.
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perspective (not comparable)

  1. Of, in or relating to perspective.
    a perspective drawing
  2. (obsolete) Providing visual aid; of or relating to the science of vision; optical.
  • French: perspectif
  • Portuguese: perspectivo, perspéctico

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