What does aspect mean?

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ˈæs pɛktas·pect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspect, facetnoun

    a distinct feature or element in a problem

    "he studied every facet of the question"

  2. aspectnoun

    a characteristic to be considered

  3. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panoramanoun

    the visual percept of a region

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

  4. aspectnoun

    the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb

  5. expression, look, aspect, facial expression, facenoun

    the feelings expressed on a person's face

    "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"

Wiktionary

  1. aspectnoun

    The act of looking at something; gaze.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  2. aspectnoun

    The relative position of heavenly bodies as they appear to an observer on earth; the angular relationship between points in a horoscope.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  3. aspectnoun

    the way something appears when viewed from a particular direction.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  4. aspectnoun

    One's appearance or expression.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

  5. aspectnoun

    A grammatical quality of a verb (in certain, originally specifically Slavic, languages) which determines the relationship of the speaker to the internal temporal flow of the event the verb describes; whether the speaker views the event from outside as a whole, or from within as it is unfolding.

    Etymology: From aspectus, from aspicio, from ad- + specio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aspectnoun

    the act of looking; vision; gaze; glance

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  2. Aspectnoun

    look, or particular appearance of the face; countenance; mien; air

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  3. Aspectnoun

    appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  4. Aspectnoun

    position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass; as, a house has a southern aspect, that is, a position which faces the south

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  5. Aspectnoun

    prospect; outlook

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  6. Aspectnoun

    the situation of planets or stars with respect to one another, or the angle formed by the rays of light proceeding from them and meeting at the eye; the joint look of planets or stars upon each other or upon the earth

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  7. Aspectnoun

    the influence of the stars for good or evil; as, an ill aspect

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

  8. Aspectnoun

    to behold; to look at

    Etymology: [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.]

Freebase

  1. Aspect

    Aspect Co. Ltd is a Japanese based video game company which was founded in March 1991. Aspect has developed for the Sega Master System, Game Gear, Pico, Genesis, Saturn, Super NES, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, and WonderSwan Color. Aspect has also worked with the following companies; Sega, Takara Tomy, D3 Publisher, Square, Tec Toy, Banpresto, Takara, Disney Interactive Studios, and even Samsung. They are most well known for the development of every Sonic the Hedgehog game for the Sega Master System, Game Gear and Pico.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aspect

    as′pekt (in Shak. and elsewhere, as-pekt′), n. look: view: appearance, also applied figuratively to the mind: position in relation to the points of the compass: the situation of one planet with respect to another, as seen from the earth.—v.i. (obs.) to look at.—adj. As′pectable, visible, worth looking at. [L. aspectusad, at, specĕre, to look.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. aspect

    The looming of the land from sea-ward.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. aspect

    An army is said to hold a menacing aspect, when by advanced movements or positions it gives the opposing enemy cause to apprehend an attack. A country is said to have a military aspect, when its general situation presents appropriate obstacles or facilities for an army acting on the offensive or defensive. An army is said to have an imposing aspect, when it appears stronger than it really is. This appearance is often assumed for the purpose of deceiving an enemy, and may not improperly be considered as a principal ruse de guerre, or feint in war.

Entomology

  1. Aspect

    indicates the direction to which a surface faces or in which it is viewed; it may be dorsal, ventral, caudal, cephalic or lateral.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aspect' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2401

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aspect' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2484

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aspect' in Nouns Frequency: #381

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aspect in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aspect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aspect in a Sentence

  1. David Yaden:

    People are not only talking about the perceptual aspect of seeing the beauty of the earth hanging in this massive black background of space.

  2. Les Abend:

    It's a matter of cost, we do have some aspect of streaming data in the form of ADS-B, which is Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast information, which uses satellite.

  3. Amos Harel:

    Obviously the most common weapon here is knifing and stabbing. The interesting aspect from my view is that it's mostly done by very young people, and that these young people are not afraid to die at all, these youngsters are perfectly aware that most chances are that they will get killed anyway.

  4. Adam Chekroud:

    I think it makes sense, if you're not exercising enough, perhaps that's not giving you the biological aspect of exercise, maybe you're not putting your body through the intensity and through the changes that it needs to stimulate those biological changes in the brain. And on the high end, anecdotally we hear a lot about people who get addicted to exercise or maybe you're kind of running yourself into the ground.

  5. Hisahiro Sugiura:

    At the time of the bid, it's true that we pledged to keep close 80 percent of the venues within an 8 km radius to lighten the burden on athletes, but as we've looked further into the venues from the aspect of cost and the impact on the lives of people in Tokyo and in Japan, the need to rethink this has emerged.

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    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    • A. abase
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    • C. denudate
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