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lin'ear perspec'tive




a mathematical system for representing three-dimensional objects and space on a two-dimensional surface by means of intersecting lines that are drawn vertically and horizontally and that radiate from one point (one-point perspective), two points (two-point perspective), or several points on a horizon line as perceived by a viewer imagined in an arbitrarily fixed position. See diag. under perspective.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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