from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The point at which parallel lines receding from an observer seem to converge.
- n. The point in linear perspective at which all imaginary lines of perspective converge.
- n. The point at which a thing disappears or ceases to exist.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The point in a perspective drawing at which parallel lines receding from an observer seem to converge.
- n. The situation in which, place where, or point in time when some object or phenomenon is no longer observable or notable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- the point to which all parallel lines in the same plane tend in the representation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the point beyond which something disappears or ceases to exist
- n. the appearance of a point on the horizon at which parallel lines converge
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