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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; (art)To represent a line, part, or object which lies in a plane not parallel to the surface of the canvas as less than its true length in order to give the proper impression of distance to the eye; abrid

Usage examples (32)
  • American soldier's lives and foreshorten the conflict.
  • One moment now, if I foreshorten the bloss on your bleather.
  • Most photos of it are from underneath looking up, which foreshorten the image.
  • Hopefully the leader will not cut off the amendments or foreshorten our ability to offer amendments. for more
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