Fine Art[uncountable] a technique of drawing on a two-dimensional surface pictures of solid objects that show their relationships in three dimensions.
Fine Art[countable] a picture employing this technique, esp. one in which it is prominent.
one's opinion about facts, ideas, etc., and their relationships:[countable]an interesting perspective on the situation.
the ability to see the important facts of something in proportion to one another:[uncountable]Can't you put this minor setback into perspective and see that it really is for the best? Get some perspective.
Medieval Latin perspectīva (ars) optical (science), perspectīvum optical glass, noun, nominal uses of feminine and neuter of perspectīvus optical, equivalent. to Latin perspect-, past participle stem of perspicere to look at closely (see per-, inspect) + -īvus -ive