Fore*short"en (?), v. t.

1. Fine Art

To represent on a plane surface, as if extended in a direction toward the spectator or nearly so; to shorten by drawing in perspective.

2.

Fig.: To represent pictorially to the imagination.

Songs, and deeds, and lives that lie Foreshortened in the tract of time. Tennyson.

 

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