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Aspect meaning

aspect - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. a characteristic to be considered
  2. 2. The act of looking; vision; gaze; glance.
  3. 3. Look, or particular appearance of the face; countenance; mien; air.
  4. 4. Appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view.
  5. 5. Position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass; as, a house has a southern aspect, that is, a position which faces the south.
  6. 6. Prospect; outlook.
  7. 7. The influence of the stars for good or evil; as, an ill aspect.
  8. 8. To behold; to look at.
  9. 9. A view of a plane from a given direction, usually from above; more exactly, the manner of presentation of a plane to a fluid through which it is moving or to a current. If an immersed plane meets a current of fluid long side foremost, or in broadside aspect, it sustains more pressure than when placed short side foremost. Hence, long narrow wings are more effective than short broad ones of the same area.
  10. 10. Look; appearance; front.

aspect - examples of usage

  1. He had just reached the limit of his beat and was turning, when the front door opened, and the aspect of the house was entirely changed. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. The aspect of the place immediately began to change. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. This is one aspect of the County Court; the other is its position with respect to property. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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