a section or expanse of rural scenery, usually extensive, that can be seen from a single viewpoint.
a picture representing natural inland or coastal scenery.
Fine Arts. the category of aesthetic subject matter in which natural scenery is represented.
Obsolete. a panoramic view of scenery; vista.
verb (used with object), landscaped, landscaping.
to improve the appearance of (an area of land, a highway, etc.), as by planting trees, shrubs, or grass, or altering the contours of the ground.
to improve the landscape of.
verb (used without object), landscaped, landscaping.
to do landscape gardening as a profession.
an extensive area of land regarded as being visually distinct: ugly slagheaps dominated the landscape
a painting, drawing, photograph, etc, depicting natural scenery
the genre including such pictures
(as modifier): landscape painter
the distinctive features of a given area of intellectual activity, regarded as an integrated whole: the landscape of the European imagination
(of a publication or an illustration in a publication) of greater width than height Compare portrait (sense 3)
(of a page) carrying an illustration or table printed at right angles to the normal text
(transitive) to improve the natural features of (a garden, park, etc), as by creating contoured features and planting trees
(intransitive) to work as a landscape gardener
verb (used without object), relapsed, relapsing. 1. to fall or slip back into a former state, practice, etc.: to relapse into silence. 2. to fall back into illness after convalescence or apparent recovery. 3. to fall back into vice, wrongdoing, or error; backslide: to relapse into heresy. noun 4. an act or instance of relapsing. […]
noun, Pathology. 1. one of a group of fevers characterized by relapses, occurring in many tropical countries, and caused by several species of spirochetes transmitted by several species of lice and ticks. relapsing fever noun 1. any of various infectious diseases characterized by recurring fever, caused by the bite of body lice or ticks infected […]
- Relapsing polychondritis
relapsing polychondritis n. A degenerative disease of cartilage characterized by the collapse of the ears, the cartilaginous portion of the nose, and the tracheobronchial tree.
noun 1. the plural of relatum