vanishing point

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van·ish·ing point

(văn′ĭ-shĭng)
n.
1.
a. The point at which parallel lines receding from an observer seem to converge.
b. The point in linear perspective at which all imaginary lines of perspective converge.
2. The point at which a thing disappears or ceases to exist.

vanishing point

n
1. (Art Terms) the point to which parallel lines appear to converge in the rendering of perspective, usually on the horizon
2. a point in space or time at or beyond which something disappears or ceases to exist

van′ishing point`


n.
1. a point of disappearance or cessation.
2. the point at which receding parallel lines appear to converge.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vanishing point - the point beyond which something disappears or ceases to existvanishing point - the point beyond which something disappears or ceases to exist
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
2.vanishing point - the appearance of a point on the horizon at which parallel lines convergevanishing point - the appearance of a point on the horizon at which parallel lines converge
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
linear perspective, perspective - the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
Translations
Fluchtpunkt
katoamispistepakopiste
point de fuite

vanishing point

[ˈvænɪʃɪŋˌpɔɪnt] npunto di fuga