Examples from the Web for inceptive
(g) Elaborate the leading lines in sympathy with the material, the type of enrichment, the contours, and the inceptive axis.
How should the units be drawn to be in harmony with the inceptive axis, the contours, and to each other?
(d) Locate point of concentration in the zone of enrichment and in the inceptive axis.
These usually have Inchoative or Inceptive meaning (see 155, 1).New Latin Grammar|Charles E. Bennett
What is the value of an inceptive axis with relation to the unity of a design?
British Dictionary definitions for inceptive
- the inceptive aspect of verbs
- a verb in this aspect
Word Origin and History for inceptive
1650s, from French inceptif (16c.), from Latin incept-, past participle stem of incipere "to begin" (see inception).