Field of view. See under Field.Point of view. See under Point.To have in view, to have in mind as an incident, object, or aim; as, to have one's resignation in view. - - View halloo, the shout uttered by a hunter upon seeing the fox break cover.View of frankpledge(Law), a court of record, held in a hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. Blackstone.View of premises (Law), the inspection by the jury of the place where a litigated transaction is said to have occurred.

(View) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Viewed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Viewing.]

1. To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention, or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye; to inspect; to explore.

O, let me view his visage, being dead.

Nearer to view his prey, and, unespied,
To mark what of their state he more might learn.

2. To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects.

The happiest youth, viewing his progress through.

(View"er) n.

1. One who views or examines.

2. (Law) A person appointed to inspect highways, fences, or the like, and to report upon the same.

3. The superintendent of a coal mine. [Eng.]

(View"i*ness) n. The quality or state of being viewy, or of having unpractical views.

(View"less), a. Not perceivable by the eye; invisible; unseen. "Viewless winds." Shak.

Swift through the valves the visionary fair
Repassed, and viewless mixed with common air.

3. Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect.

The walls of Pluto's palace are in view.

4. That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window.

'T is distance lends enchantment to the view.

5. The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, ither drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.

6. Mode of looking at anything; manner of apprehension; conception; opinion; judgment; as, to state one's views of the policy which ought to be pursued.

To give a right view of this mistaken part of liberty.

7. That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping.

No man sets himself about anything but upon some view or other which serves him for a reason.

8. Appearance; show; aspect. [Obs.]

[Graces] which, by the splendor of her view
Dazzled, before we never knew.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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