eye view


Definition of eye view

: point of view an alien eye view

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Examples of eye view in a Sentence

from my eye view, it looks as if both of you are in the wrong
Recent Examples on the Web The standard background is a bird’s-eye view of a large villa, complete with dining room, pool, cozy sofa area, and dance floor. Anna Russell, The New Yorker, "Zoom Fatigue and the New Ways to Party," 17 Sep. 2020 The camera follows these modern creatures low to the ground, with minimal narration, creating a roving, diaristic dog’s-eye view. Kate Knibbs, Wired, "RIP, Laika: Space Dogs Will Break Your Heart," 7 Sep. 2020 The Alamo has posted the image on its Facebook page, showing a bird’s eye view of the vision for the new plaza. Scott Huddleston, ExpressNews.com, "New rendering shows vision for Alamo Plaza makeover," 25 Aug. 2020 At a bird’s-eye view, social distancing means putting physical distance between yourself and other people—in this case, about six feet—by steering clear of others and the crowded places they’re found. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian Magazine, "These Graphics Help Explain Why Social Distancing Is Critical," 19 Mar. 2020 Icon Park is offering a back-to-school deal to give children a bird’s-eye view of the city for less. Trevor Fraser, orlandosentinel.com, "The Wheel at Icon Park offers back-to-school discount," 24 Aug. 2020 What to Do Hiking 2,619-foot Gros Piton — a four-hour adventure rewarded with views of neighboring Martinique and St. Vincent — while a rightfully popular choice, isn’t the only way to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of St. Lucia’s famously lush landscape. Sarah Greaves-gabbadon, Travel + Leisure, "This Quiet Town on St. Lucia’s West Coast Has Sulfur Springs, Forested Mountains, and One of the World’s Best Restaurants," 20 Aug. 2020 Far from the isolated predators of popular imagination, tracking tags and sharks-eye view footage recorded by cameras strapped to the sharks’ fins shows that sharks tend to spend their time with the same group of peers every day. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Grey Reef Sharks Hunt With the Same Group for Years—but Don’t Call Them Friends," 19 Aug. 2020 Down below, 31-year-old Jan Zlebek mugged for a video that revealed the bird's eye view from afar. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, "2 Brewers fans rise to the occasion for in-person peek at Twins game," 19 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of eye view

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eye view was circa 1771

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20 Sep 2020

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“Eye view.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eye%20view. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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