foreshortening


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foreshortening

 [for-shor´ten-ing]
a distortion that gives the appearance of decreased depth in an image that is being studied radiographically.

fore·shor·ten·ing

(fōr'shōrt-ĕn-ing)
radiology Radiographic distortion occurring where the image appears shorter than the object under study. Caused by excessive vertical angulation.

fore·shor·ten·ing

(fōr'shōrt-ĕn-ing)
radiology radiographic distortion occurring where the image appears shorter than the actual image.
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According to the NRTC method, in foreshortening and layover areas where n slope surface patches are projected into one pixel in the SAR image, the brightness value is normalized by dividing it equally into these n patches.
Two important factors relate navigational checking to foreshortening of spatial relationships.
The newer technologies, as I indicated earlier, have facilitated a dramatic foreshortening of the lead-times on the delivery of capital equipment over the past decade.
The foreshortening has the dual effect of allowing Leiviski to introduce a cross-axis into his slim building volume and to acoustically reinforce the liturgical importance of the delivery of the sermon in the Lutheran ceremony.
Their hitherto unknown realism and dramatic power, reinforced by the assimilation of Florentine discoveries of perspective and foreshortening, made Mantegna's works a magnet for other artists.
We were also concerned with using our foreshortening skills so that the utensil appeared to be projected toward the viewer, thereby giving us an immediate response to the object.
In the early 1960s Kuiper's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory began a program to improve the view of features near the lunar limb by removing the extreme foreshortening that made telescopic images difficult to interpret.
Students are introduced to the concept of foreshortening.
Moreover, the newer technologies have facilitated a dramatic foreshortening of the lead times on the delivery of capital equipment over the past decade, presumably allowing businesses to react more expeditiously to an actual or expected rise in nominal compensation costs than, say, they could have in the 1980s.
He was concerned with problems of foreshortening, or accounting for the visual distortion that appears at the periphery of vision and in the frontmost plane of painting, and of painting domes and curved surfaces, where the angle of vision would be in some way oblique to the painted surface.
A grotesque figure by Goya is enough to underline the generally unnoticed foreshortening distortions in Tiepolo's sketches.
A master of movement, he used perspective and foreshortening to give drama and excitement to his scenes from the New Testament.