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Definition of Perspective

Perspective

  1. Of or pertaining to the science of vision; optical.
  2. Pertaining to the art, or in accordance with the laws, of perspective.
  3. A glass through which objects are viewed.
  4. That which is seen through an opening; a view; a vista.
  5. The effect of distance upon the appearance of objects, by means of which the eye recognized them as being at a more or less measurable distance. Hence, aerial perspective, the assumed greater vagueness or uncertainty of outline in distant objects.
  6. The art and the science of so delineating objects that they shall seem to grow smaller as they recede from the eye; -- called also linear perspective.
  7. A drawing in linear perspective.

Perspective Quotations

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. - Marcus Aurelius
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius

When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It's all a matter of perspective.
Harvey Mackay

I'm just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that's the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.
Tim Tebow

Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
Taylor Hanson

Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that's precise, predictive and reliable - a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional.
Brian Greene
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Perspective Translations

perspective in Danish is udsigt
perspective in Dutch is doorkijk, prospect, perspectief
perspective in French is perspective
perspective in German is Durchblick, Perspektive, Blickwinkel
perspective in Spanish is perspectiva
perspective in Swedish is perspektiv
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