from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The difference between the sum of the angles of a spherical triangle and the sum of the angles of a plane triangle.
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In Fashion Photography, the difference between a model's true anatomy and the airbrushed version of same.
January 1, 2013