Definitions for Landscapeˈlændˌskeɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

land•scapeˈlændˌskeɪp(n.; v.; adj.)-scaped, -scap•ing

  1. (n.)a section or expanse of natural scenery, usu. extensive, that can be seen from a single viewpoint.

  2. a picture representing natural inland or coastal scenery.

  3. the art of depicting such scenery.

    Category: Fine Arts

  4. a sphere of activity; arena; scene.

  5. (v.t.)to improve the appearance of (an area of land, a highway, etc.), as by planting trees, shrubs, or grass, or altering the contours of the ground.

  6. (v.i.)to do landscape gardening or landscape architecture as a profession.

  7. (adj.)pertaining to, designating, or producing horizontal, sideways orientation of computer output, with lines of data parallel to the two longer sides of a page

    Category: Computers

    Ref: (contrasted with portrait ).

Origin of landscape:

1595–1605; < D landschap, c. OE landsceap, landscipe tract of land. See land , -ship

land′scap`er

Princeton's WordNet

  1. landscape(noun)

    an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view

  2. landscape(noun)

    painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

  3. landscape, landscape painting(noun)

    a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery

  4. landscape(verb)

    an extensive mental viewpoint

    "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity"

  5. landscape(verb)

    embellish with plants

    "Let's landscape the yard"

  6. landscape(verb)

    do landscape gardening

    "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. landscape(noun)ˈlændˌskeɪp

    the scenery in a particular place

    the bare landscape of the desert; an urban landscape

  2. landscapeˈlændˌskeɪp

    a picture of scenery, not people

    I mainly paint landscapes.; landscape photography

  3. landscapeˈlændˌskeɪp

    ≠ portrait

    The picture is in landscape.

  4. landscape(verb)ˈlændˌskeɪp

    to design and arrange a piece of land

    The yard needs to be landscaped.; her landscaping business

Wiktionary

  1. landscape(Noun)

    A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.

  2. landscape(Noun)

    A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc.

  3. landscape(Noun)

    The pictorial aspect of a country.

  4. landscape(Noun)

    a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides

  5. landscape(Noun)

    A space, indoor or outdoor and natural or man-made (as in "designed landscape")

  6. landscape(Noun)

    a situation that is presented, a scenario

    The software patent landscape has changed considerably in the last years

  7. landscape(Verb)

    To do various grounds maintenance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landscape(noun)

    a portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains

  2. Landscape(noun)

    a picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc

  3. Landscape(noun)

    the pictorial aspect of a country

Freebase

  1. Landscape

    Landscape was an English band, best known for the 1981 hits "Einstein A Go-Go" and "Norman Bates." Formed in 1974, it toured constantly during the mid-to-late-1970s, playing rock, punk, and jazz venues and releasing two instrumental EPs on its own Event Horizon label. The group began experimenting with computer-programmed music and electronic drums in the late 1970s and early 1980s, making records in the emerging genre of synthpop.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Landscape' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3076

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Landscape' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4099

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Landscape' in Nouns Frequency: #1136


Translations for Landscape

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

landscape(noun)

the area of land that a person can look at all at the same time

He stood on the hill surveying the landscape.

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