2016年6月5日 星期日

trompe l’œil, a head for heights, acrophobia

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Behold the magic of trompe l’œil.


Behold, the magic of trompe l’œil.
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To have a head for heights means that one has no acrophobia, an irrational fear of heights, and is not particularly prone to fear of falling or suffering from vertigo, ...


trompe l'oeil

Pronunciation: /trɒmp ˈlɔɪ/ 
Pronunciation: /tʀɔ̃p lœj/ 


NOUN (plural trompe l'oeils pronounced same)

[MASS NOUN]
1Visual illusion in art, especially as used to trick the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object:look at the pillars and arches around the immense dome—they are trompe l'œilhis love of classical trompe l'œil is sometimes a little precious[AS MODIFIER]: trompe l'œil architectural detailstrompe l'œil marble
1.1[COUNT NOUN] A painting or design intended to create a visual illusion:she climbed up to paint a trompe l'œil over the brackets as camouflage

Origin

French, literally 'deceives the eye'.

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