line of distance

Definition of line of distance

: the perpendicular extending from the eye to the plane of perspective and having as its foot the center of vision

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“Line of distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20of%20distance. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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