One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Using or designating an orthographic projection of an object, such as a building, on a plane inclined to each of the three principal axes of the object; three-dimensional but without perspective.
solid, concrete, having depth, sculptural, roundedView synonyms
- ‘Using three-dimensional CAD, the CM did a series of axonometric and sequencing drawings to figure out how to feed materials, equipment and workers into the building horizontally and vertically.’
- ‘But while their drawings could be visionary, they were graphically quite conventional perspective or axonometric renderings of three-dimensional space.’
- ‘Including axonometric diagrams, VR tours, critical writings (from their paper and others), and great images, it appears that they are proud of the new addition to Seattle's downtown.’
- ‘Like Stirling's work, the building would make a handsome axonometric drawing.’
- ‘This is rather gorgeous: an axonometric rendering of 221B Baker Street, home to Sherlock Holmes (via the cartoonist).’
- ‘One drawing on a silvered mirror panel presents an axonometric rendering of a cubic form extending outward from the central image along parallel lines.’
- ‘If it has to be an oblique view then it must be an isonometric or axonometric with that slightly weird Daliesque effect.’
- ‘It is a plan and axonometric wire-frame view of the prototype model's entire architectural component and piping system.’
- ‘I didn't teach people how to draw grids and make axonometric projections.’
- ‘These scenes occur in a flattened, stacked space that resembles both axonometric architectural diagrams and traditional Chinese landscape painting.’
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