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  1. foreshorten

    • IPA[fôrˈSHôrtn]

    美式

    • v.
      portray or show (an object or view) as closer than it is or as having less depth or distance, as an effect of perspective or the angle of vision;prematurely or dramatically shorten or reduce (something) in time or scale
    • verb: foreshorten, 3rd person present: foreshortens, gerund or present participle: foreshortening, past tense: foreshortened, past participle: foreshortened

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. portray or show (an object or view) as closer than it is or as having less depth or distance, as an effect of perspective or the angle of vision seen from the road, the mountain is greatly foreshortened
    • 2. prematurely or dramatically shorten or reduce (something) in time or scale our experience is that it is usually a mistake to try to foreshorten the process foreshortened reports
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    • IPA[fɔːˈʃɔːt(ə)n]

    英式

    • v.
      portray or show (an object or view) as closer than it is or as having less depth or distance, ... seen from the road, the mountain is greatly foreshortened

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