- designating a method of projection (axonometric projection) in which a three-dimensional object is represented by a drawing (axonometric drawing) having all axes drawn to exact scale, resulting in the optical distortion of diagonals and curves.Compare cabinet(def 19), isometric(def 5), oblique(def 13).
Origin of axonometric
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- a geometric drawing of an object, such as a building, in three dimensions showing the verticals and horizontals projected to scale but with diagonals and curves distorted, so that the whole appears inclined
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Word Origin and History for axonometric projection
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