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aspect - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'aspect' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Aspect [ n.]
- The act of looking; vision; gaze; glance.
- Look, or particular appearance of the face; countenance; mien; air.
- Appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view.
- 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.
- Prospect; outlook.
- The situation of planets or stars with respect to one another, or the angle formed by the rays of light proceeding from them and meeting at the eye; the joint look of planets or stars upon each other or upon the earth.
- The influence of the stars for good or evil; as, an ill aspect.
- To behold; to look at.

Meaning of 'aspect' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . aspect [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the feelings expressed on a person's face
Example in sentence:
  • a look of triumph;
  • a sad expression;
  • an angry face
Meaning (2):
- a distinct feature or element in a problem
Example in sentence:
  • he studied every facet of the question
Meaning (3):
- the visual percept of a region
Example in sentence:
  • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views