meaning of bird's-eye

bird's-eye meaning in General Dictionary

as from an altitude or length

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  • Seen from above, like by a flying bird; accepted at a glimpse; for this reason, general; perhaps not moment, or getting into details; as, a bird's-eye view.
  • Marked with places resembling bird's eyes; as, bird's-eye diaper; bird's eye maple.
  • A plant with a small bright rose, as the Adonis or pheasant's-eye, the mealy primrose (Primula farinosa), and species of Veronica, Geranium, etc.

bird's-eye meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Seen from above, as if by a flying bird; welcomed instantly; ergo, general; not min, or entering into details; because, a bird's-eye view.

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  • (a.) Marked with places resembling bird's-eyes; because, bird's-eye diaper; bird's-eye maple.
  • (n.) A plant with a tiny bright rose, whilst the Adonis or pheasant's eye, the mealy primrose (Primula farinosa), and species of Veronica, Geranium, etc.

Sentence Examples with the word bird's-eye

A curious bird's-eye view of Canterbury Cathedral and its annexed conventual buildings, taken about 1165, is preserved in the Great Psalter in the library of Trinity College, Cam bridge.

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