vanishing point

noun

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


VANISHING POINT Defined for English Language Learners

vanishing point

Definition of vanishing point for English Language Learners

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


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