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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument for obtaining, and transferring to a picture, the points and outlines of objects, so as to represent them in their proper geometrical relations as viewed from a single point.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for obtaining, and transferring to a picture, the points and outlines of objects, so as to represent them in their proper geometrical relations as viewed from some one point.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument of various forms for obtaining or transferring to a surface the points and outlines of objects.
  • n. An instrument for drawing the perspective of an object from its orthogonal projections, that is, its plan and elevations. Some forms of the instrument are also capable, by reversal, of representing the orthogonal projections of an object from its perspectives or photographs. The latter forms are used in photographic surveying (which see, under surveying).

Etymologies

Latin perspectus (p.p. of perspicere to look through) + -graph. (Wiktionary)

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