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bird's-eye view

Syllabification: bird's-eye view

Definition of bird's-eye view in English:

noun

A general view from above, or as if from above.
Example sentences
  • Cameras above the preparation areas beamed a bird's-eye view of the chopping boards to screens around the auditorium to enable the audience to pick up some handy tips from close range.
  • You don't normally get to see such a great bird's-eye view of Bradford.
  • It has a bird's-eye view and infrared sensors so it can spot suspects fleeing three blocks from a crime scene or hiding in the dark with its Forward Looking Infra Red scanner.

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