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vanishing point

noun

: a point where parallel lines appear to meet in the distance

Full Definition of VANISHING POINT

1
:  a point at which receding parallel lines seem to meet when represented in linear perspective
2
:  a point at which something disappears or ceases to exist
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First Known Use of VANISHING POINT

1797

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