paraline drawing

paraline drawing

Any of various single-view drawings characterized by parallel lines remaining parallel to each other rather than converging as in linear perspective. See also: Projection drawing
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PARALINE DRAWINGS. Designers use paraline drawing techniques to project a plan-view drawing into a three-dimensional drawing.
Three common methods include section elevations, paraline drawings, and perspective drawings (Figure 2-41).
Perspective drawings are similar in some ways to section-elevation and paraline drawings. They typically provide a side view of the landscape rather than a plan view (Figure 2-53).