Word forms: vanishing points
1. countable noun [usu sing] The vanishing point is the point in the distance where parallel lines seem to meet. ⇒ The highway stretched out ahead of me until it narrowed to a vanishing point some miles away. 2. uncountable noun If you say that something has reached vanishing point, you mean it has become very small or unimportant. ⇒ By 1973, this gap had narrowed almost to vanishing point. ⇒ Everybody accepts that the threat has now shrunk to vanishing point.
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