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birdseye

[′bərdz‚ī]
(materials)
A small localized area in wood in which the fibers are indented and otherwise contorted to form few to many circular or elliptical figures on the tangential surface.
(textiles)
A fabric woven on a Dobby loom that is characterized by diamond-shaped spots.
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com/wolffdesigns (for abstract artworks from bird's-eye view)
Compare and contrast satellite photographs of the Earth to abstract artworks that represent bird's-eye view.
Students interpret what they see in a photograph by producing a bird's-eye view drawing with effective use of color, line, shape, and texture.
In the furniture and woodworking industry, where this tree also is a major player, it's often called hard maple, rock maple, curly maple, or bird's-eye maple.
Some trees produce spectacularly grained wood in curly, fiddleback, quilt, and bird's-eye designs that are treasured by fine furniture makers.
s powerful Virtual Earth platform with bird's-eye imagery in the Portland, Oregon, and neighboring Vancouver, Washington, marketplace.
Microsoft's Virtual Earth platform with bird's-eye imagery is a highly interactive mapping feature that provides aerial imagery with a 45-degree view of all homes for sale in the greater Portland/Vancouver area.
Microsoft's Virtual Earth platform with bird's-eye imagery is revolutionizing the real estate industry and how consumers look for homes," said J.