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Perspective glass

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Perspective glass a telescope which shows objects in the right position.
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Usage

In literature:

If a girl, doll or no doll, swoons within a yard or two of a man's nose, he can see it without a perspective-glass.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
Young Reeve also brought me a little perspective glass which I bought for my Lord, it cost me 8s.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1660" by Samuel Pepys
There's a feeling of perspective when you look into it such as no modern glass can ever give.
"The Last Galley" by Arthur Conan Doyle
At the pinch we were in, my mind became suddenly clear as a perspective glass, and I saw there was no choice of methods.
"David Balfour, Second Part" by Robert Louis Stevenson
You hold the glass, but turn the perspective, And farther off the lessened object drive.
"The Works of John Dryden, Volume 5 (of 18)" by John Dryden
He mounted, carrying the only perspective glass the vessel possessed.
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
Infidelity and faith look both through the perspective glass, but at contrary ends.
"Many Thoughts of Many Minds" by Various
This glass, however, will give me the proper perspective.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
There's a feeling of perspective when you look into it such as no modern glass can ever give.
"The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The instrument was at first called Galileo's tube; the double eye-glass; the perspective; the trunk; the cylinder.
"The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'" by Thomas Orchard
Francis's nose, that he could only peep out at a chance hole with one eye, as if he were viewing the country through a perspective-glass.
"Old Roads and New Roads" by William Bodham Donne
At the pinch we were in, my mind became suddenly clear as a perspective-glass, and I saw there was no choice of methods.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The sides of this perspective are to be of glass, covered on the inside with fine paper.
"Endless Amusement" by Unknown
Again from time to time I scanned the horizon with my perspective-glass, and again with no result whatever.
"The New Gulliver and Other Stories" by Barry Pain
The lenses enlarge the images similar to the action of a perspective glass.
"Visual Illusions" by Matthew Luckiesh
If you please to put up that Looking-glass; and the Perspective, I will pay you for them.
"The Toy Shop (1735) The King and the Miller of Mansfield (1737)" by Robert Dodsley
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In poetry:

His body being so slender small,
This cunning doctor took
A fine perspective glass, with which
He did in secret look—
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British

In news:

Sometimes it takes a slightly different perspective to see the poetry and personal history that hide in the steel, glass and rubber that make up an old American car.
Go 'behind the looking-glass ' to see life from the perspective of someone with ADHD.
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In science:

Aging in diffusion processes yields an interesting insightful perspective on dynamics in disordered medium, and more generally is used as a tool to probe complex systems such as spin glass, Anderson insulator, and colloidal suspensions (see for a brief review).
Aging Continuous Time Random Walks
After a brief review on the experimental phenomenology of the glass transition, we will do a short review on the theoretical perspectives on it.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
After a brief introduction on the phenomenology of glass forming systems, we will review the theoretical perspectives on it, from thermodynamical to purely dynamical approaches.
Phase transitions on heterogeneous random graphs: some case studies
These questions are just meant to point out that glasses offer some basic challenges to statistical physics, on top of all the challenges they also offer from different perspectives like chemistry and material sciences.
Statistical Physics of the Glass Phase
Biroli, theoretical perspective on the glass transition and nonequilibrium phenomena in disordered materials, arXiv:1011.2578.
The effective temperature
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