Second distance

(Art) that part of a picture between the foreground and the background; - called also middle ground, or middle distance.

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He talked of foregrounds, distances, and second distances -- side-screens and perspectives -- lights and shades; and Catherine was so hopeful a scholar that when they gained the top of Beechen Cliff, she voluntarily rejected the whole city of Bath as unworthy to make part of a landscape.
Figure 5 shows the results of the second distance measurement (at 12.
In February, 2004, the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) inaugurated its second distance learning course, the on-line version of the two-day International Programs Security Requirements Course (IPSR).
A second distance learning program, "Staff Supervision for Corrections Professionals," will be conducted in September.
The Mantel test would work equally well if our second distance matrix were continuous, for example, if we had as our distance measure the difference in the amount of disease present on each plant rather than the simple presence-absence data.
The applicable code on the UAS data card in Figure I is AA2 (the 2 signifies the second distance heading, for 8 to 20 inches).