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Accidental Point

Definition of the noun Accidental Point

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noun

  1. [context: perspective] A point on the horizon at which two parallel lines appear to meet.

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Google previewThe Practice of Perspective (1743)

Or, An Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects According to the Rules of Art ... The Whole Illustrated with One Hundred and Fifty Copper-plates by Jean Dubreuil, James Hodgson

The accidental Point is that Point in the Picture, where Lines that fall obliquely on the ground Line or Section, but parallel amongst themselves, unite or concur as the direct Rays do in the visual Point, as the Point E. See Fig. 2. 16. The Point of ...

Google previewThe Practice of Perspective. Bowles's Practice of Perspective: or, an Easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art ... The whole illustrated with one hundred and fifty copper-plates. Written ... by a Jesuit of Paris i.e. Jean Dubreuil . Translated by E. Chambers ... The sixth edition (1782)

The accidental point is that point in the pićture, where lines that fall obliquely on the ground line or section, but parallel amongst themselves, unite or concur as the direct rays do in the visual point, as the point E. See Fig. 2. 16. The point of ...

Google previewPractical perspective; or, An easy method of representing natural objects, by a Jesuit of Paris [J. Dubreuil] tr. by E. Chambers. 7th ed., to which is prefixed, The theory of perspective, by J. Hodgson (1785)

by Jean Dubreuil, James Hodgson

The accidental point is that point in the pifture, where lines that fall obliquely on the ground line or feftion, but parallel amongft themfelves, unite or concur as the direft rays do in the vifual point, as the point E. See Fig. 2. 1 6. The point of diftance ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures (1846)

by George William Francis

ACCIDENTAL POINT. In perspective is the point inwhich a right line drawn from the eye, parallel to another right line, cuts the picture, as in the following: F is the accidental point. E F being parallel to A B. ACCLIMATISE. To accustom animals ...

Google previewThe cabinet dictionary. To which is added a supplementary treatise on geometrical lines, perspective, and painting in general (1803)

by Thomas Sheraton

The distance d, t, is prc-supposed, and J, v, being drawn parallel, A B gives the accidental point, which is only so in a relative sense, with respect to the centre of the picture s, which is a fixed point perpendicular to the eye of the spectator, into ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Accidental Point, in Perspective, that point in the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

ACCIDENTAL Point, in Perspective, that point in the horizontal line where the projections of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

Accidental Point, in perspective, is that point in the horizontal line, where the projections of two lines parallel to each other meet the perspective plane. * ACCIDENTALLY. adv.[from accidental.] r. Afteran accidentalmanner; nonessentially.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Accidental Point, in Perspective, is that point in the horizontal line where the projections of two lines parallel to each other meet the perspective plane. ACCIPITER, among the Romans, signified a hawk, which, from its being very carnivorous, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

Accidental point, (perspect.) that point in which a right line drawn from the Accidental point. eye, parallel to another given right line, cuts the picture or plane. Thus, suppose AB to be the line given in perspective, C F E the perspective plane , ...

Google previewA philosophical and mathematical dictionary (1815)

containing an explanation of the terms, and an account of the several subjects, comprised under the heads mathemetics, astronomy, and philosophy both natural and experimental; with an historical account of the rise, progress and present state of these sciences; also memoirs of the lives and writings of the most eminent authors, both ancient and modern, who by their discoveries or improvements have contributed to the advancement of them by Charles Hutton

Accidental Point, and Visual Point. See Accidental and Visual. Point of View, with regard to Building, Painting, &c, is it point at a certain distance from a building, or other object, where the eye has the most advantageous view or prospect of the ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Accidental Point, in perspective, is that point in the horizontal line where the projections of two lines parallel to each other meet the perspective plane. onser, in ichthyology, a genus or fishes, belonging to the order of Nantes, and class ...

Google previewA mathematical and philosophical dictionary: containing an explanation of the terms, and an account of the several subjects, comprized under the heads mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy both natural and experimental (1795)

by Charles Hutton

Accidental Point, in Perspective, is the point in □which a right line drawn from the eye, parallel to another right line, cuts the picture or perspective plane.

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