- The definition of landscape is the features of a given area of land, especially when the area of land has been improved by carefully designed planting and arrangement.
- An example of landscape is a green and hilly forest, which has a lush landscape.
- An example of landscape is the plans, shrubs and bushes that have been planted to make a house look nicer.
- To landscape is defined as to improve the appearance of land by using carefully designed gardens, bushes or other materials.
An example of landscape is when you plant flowers and bushes in your yard.
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- a picture representing a section of natural, inland scenery, as of prairie, woodland, mountains, etc.
- the branch of painting, photography, etc. dealing with such pictures
- an expanse of natural scenery considered in terms of its visual effect
Origin: 17th-c. art borrowing (cf. easel, lay figure) from Dutch landschap from land, land plush -schap, -ship: earlier also landskip, akin to Old English landscipe, German landschaft
- landscaper noun
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- An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view: a desert landscape.
- A picture depicting an expanse of scenery.
- The branch of art dealing with the representation of natural scenery.
- The aspect of the land characteristic of a particular region: a bleak New England winter landscape.
- Grounds that have been landscaped: liked the house especially for its landscape.
- An extensive mental view; an interior prospect: “They occupy the whole landscape of my thought” (James Thurber).
- Of or relating to a landscape or landscapes: landscape painting.
- Of or relating to landscaping: a nursery offering landscape services.
- Of or relating to the orientation of a page such that the shorter side runs from top to bottom: printed the document in landscape mode in order to accommodate the wide columns of a table.
Origin: Dutch landschap, from Middle Dutch landscap, region : land, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots + -scap, state, condition (collective suff.).
- landˈscapˌer noun
landscape - Computer Definition
An orientation that is short and wide. Movies have a landscape orientation, which is why all theater and TV screens are landscape. Today's HDTV sets are more landscape accentuated than in the days of the more square CRTs. See portrait.
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