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linear perspective


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One of the monocular cues of visual depth perception, a form of perspective closely related to aerial perspective and texture gradient, arising from the fact that an object of a fixed size subtends a smaller visual angle when it is far away than when it is relatively close, so that parallel lines such as rail tracks appear to converge towards a vanishing point at the horizon. See also carpentered world.

Subjects: Media Studies — Psychology.


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