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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A long ruler with two adjustable arms, used for drawing convergents toward a vanishing point to show perspective.

Usage examples (2)
  • This is a repetition of the previous problem, or rather the application of it to architecture, although when there are many details it may be more convenient to use vanishing...
  • The architects in such cases make use of the centrolinead, a clever mechanical contrivance for getting over the difficulty of the far-off vanishing point, but by the... for more
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