noun, plural a·per·çus [a-per-sy] /a pɛrˈsü/. French.
- aperture priority,
- aperture ratio,
- aperture synthesis,
- apex beat,
- apex club
Origin of aperçu
Examples from the Web for apercus
These apercus of Heyne did not prevent Tieck's independent thinking; they never fettered him.Tieck's Essay on the Boydell Shakspere Gallery|George Henry Danton
Word Origin for aperçu
"quick impression, sketch, brief survey," 1820s, from French aperçu (18c. in this sense), noun use of past participle of apercevoir "to perceive" (11c.), from Gallo-Romance *adpercipere, from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + percipere "to perceive" (see perceive).