accidental point


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

accidental point

[¦ak·sə¦den·təl ′pȯint]
(graphic arts)
The vanishing point of a group of lines in a perspective drawing that are parallel neither to the line of sight nor to the horizon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.