- viewing lens,
Origin of viewing
verb (used with object)
Origin of view
Examples from the Web for viewing
In 1956, Balenciaga and Givenchy banned the press from viewing their collections for a month to prevent counterfeiting.
On the other hand, they are viewing their donors, and their future children, not as whole people but as the sum of certain parts.Have Sperm, Will Travel: The ‘Natural Inseminators’ Helping Women Avoid the Sperm Bank|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are eight decks, linked by four elevators, and 14 viewing platforms.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars|Tim Teeman|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The second question was about viewing the world in strictly black-and-white (or red-and-blue) terms.The Right-Wing Crusade Against KStew: How Fear Factories Like Breitbart and Fox Distort News|Marlow Stern|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is, perhaps, with that in mind that some are viewing the current series of charges being lobbed at the candidate.No Shaking Sexual Harassment Allegations for Gay GOP House Hopeful|Olivia Nuzzi|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The "different points of view" here spoken of have concerned themselves with viewing pragmatically a number of different things.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
Hal, on viewing this new ally more closely, mentally set him down as good for two or three days' fidelity if tactfully dealt with.A Gentleman Player|Robert Neilson Stephens
We must go behind the legend, viewing it only as an allegory, and study its symbolism.The Symbolism of Freemasonry|Albert G. Mackey
Shall we say that they have only a different manner of viewing things, or that they use different words in expressing themselves?Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Other aviators, viewing the No. 3's, cheerfully conceded that they were certainly built to be winners.Our Young Aeroplane Scouts in Germany|Horace Porter
- a formal inspection by a jury of the place where an alleged crime was committed
- a formal inspection of property in dispute
- with the intention of
- in anticipation or hope of
Word Origin for view
"last presentation of a dead body before the funeral," 1944, verbal noun from view (v.).
early 14c., "formal inspection or survey" (of land); mid-14c., "visual perception," from Anglo-French vewe "view," from Old French veue, noun use of fem. past participle of veoir "to see," from Latin videre "to see" (see vision). Sense of "manner of regarding something" first recorded early 15c. Meaning "sight or prospect of a landscape, etc." is recorded from c.1600.
see bird's eye view; in (view) the light of; in view; on view; point of view; take a dim view; with a view to.