Definition of aspect
1a : a particular status or phase in which something appears or may be regarded They studied every aspect of the question.
b(1) : appearance to the eye or mind the threatening aspect of the dark sky
(2) : a particular appearance of the face : mien … all that's best of dark and bright / Meet in her aspect and her eyes.— Lord Byron
2a : the position of planets or stars with respect to one another held by astrologers to influence human affairs also : the apparent position (such as conjunction) of a body in the solar system with respect to the sun
b : a position facing a particular direction : exposure a house with a southern aspect
c : the manner of presentation of a plane to a fluid through which it is moving or to a current
a : the nature of the action of a verb as to its beginning, duration, completion, or repetition and without reference to its position in time
b : a set of inflected (see inflect sense 1) verb forms that indicate aspect
4 archaic : an act of looking : gaze
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