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one-point perspective

[wuhn-point] /ˈwʌnˌpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
See under linear perspective.

linear perspective

noun
1.
a mathematical system for representing three-dimensional objects and space on a two-dimensional surface by means of intersecting lines that are drawn vertically and horizontally and that radiate from one point (one-point perspective) two points (two-point perspective) or several points on a horizon line as perceived by a viewer imagined in an arbitrarily fixed position.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for onepoint perspective

linear perspective

noun
1.
the branch of perspective in which the apparent size and shape of objects and their position with respect to foreground and background are established by actual or suggested lines converging on the horizon
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