Aspect


Aspect

Aspect may be:

*Aspect (computer science), a feature that is linked to many parts of a program, but which is not necessarily the primary function of the program
*Grammatical aspect, a component of the conjugation of a verb, having to do with the internal temporal flow of an event
*Lexical aspect, a distinction among different kinds of verb according to their relation to time
*Astrological aspect, the relative angle between two heavenly bodies
*Aspect (geography), the direction in which a slope faces

Companies:

*Aspect Co., Ltd., a Japanese video game company.
*Warner Aspect, an imprint of the publishing company Warner Books, focusing on works of science fiction.
*Kaplan Aspect, a subsidiary of Kaplan Inc. focused in helping students with their international study programs. The programs include General English at all levels, Exam Preparation, University Preparation and Placement, English for Business and Internships. People:

*Alain Aspect, a French physicist

Aspect may also refer to:

*In railway signalling, the aspect is the number of lights on a signal, and their state. For example, the standard three-light traffic signal is a three-aspect signal.
*In Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures, aspect refers to a figure which is the representation of a god, e.g. Aspect of Kord.

ee also

*Aspect ratio


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  • aspect — [ aspɛ ] n. m. • 1468; lat. aspectus, de aspicere « regarder » 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Le fait de s offrir aux yeux, à la vue; apparence présentée par qqch. ⇒ vue; spectacle. « L aspect du sang n est doux qu au regard des méchants » (Hugo). Mod. Loc. À …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aspect — ASPECT. s. m. Vue d un objet. Il tremble à l aspect de son maître. L aspect de toutes ces choses là le surprit. Vous lui pouviez épargner un aspect si fâcheux, si désagréable. f♛/b] Il se dit aussi De la perspective que présente un lieu, une… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • aspect — ASPÉCT, aspecte, s.n. 1. Fel de a se prezenta al unei fiinţe sau al unui lucru; înfăţişare. ♢ loc. prep. Sub aspectul... = din punctul de vedere..., sub raportul... 2. Categorie gramaticală caracteristică anumitor limbi, care arată stadiul de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Aspect — As pect, n. [L. aspectus, fr. aspicere, aspectum, to look at; ad + spicere, specere, to look, akin to E. spy.] 1. The act of looking; vision; gaze; glance. [R.] The basilisk killeth by aspect. Bacon. [1913 Webster] His aspect was bent on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aspect — ASPECT. s. m. Veuë, presence de quelqu un, de quelque chose. Il tremble à l aspect de son Maistre. il se troubla à l aspect de la gesne. Il signifie aussi, Objet de veuë. Cette maison a un bel aspect, est en bel aspect, en un bel aspect. cela… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Aspect — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Aspect Co. Ltd es una empresa de videojuegos japonesa que fue fundada en marzo de 1991. Contenido 1 Videojuegos desarrollados 1.1 Game Gear 1.2 Otros sistemas …   Wikipedia Español

  • aspect — [as′pekt΄] n. [ME < L aspectus, pp. of aspicere, to look at < ad , to, at + specere, to look: see SPY] 1. the way a person appears; looks; mien 2. the appearance of a thing as seen from a specific point; view 3. a) any of the possible ways… …   English World dictionary

  • Aspect — As*pect , v. t. [L. aspectare, v. intens. of aspicere. See {Aspect}, n.] To behold; to look at. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aspect — [n1] visible feature air, appearance, attitude, bearing, condition, countenance, demeanor, expression, face, facet, form, look, manner, mien; concepts 434,628,673 aspect [n2] element to consider angle, bearing, direction, facet, feature, gimmick …   New thesaurus

  • Aspect — (spr. Aspäh), Stadt im Bezirk St. Gaudens des französischen Departements Obergaronne; 3800 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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