Perfection Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Perfection

  1. Giotto’s O perfect circle drawn effortlessly by Giotto. [Ital. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 463]
  2. golden mean or section a proportion between the length and width of a rectangle or two portions of a line, said to be ideal. [Fine Arts: Misc.]
  3. Grosvenor, Archibald poet who has no earthly rival in his claim to being quite perfect. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Patience]
  4. hole in one score of one stroke for a hole in golf. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 215]
  5. Jesus Christ son of God; personification of human flawlessness. [Christian Hist.: NCE, 1412]
  6. perfect cadence where the dominant passes into the harmony of the tonic chord. [Music: Thompson, 333]
  7. perfect contrition sorrow for sin, coming from a love of God for His own perfections. [Christianity: Misc.]
  8. perfect game baseball game in which all opposing batters are put out in succession. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]
  9. perfect number equal in value to the sum of those natural numbers that are less than the given number but that also divide (with zero remainder) the given number. [Math.: EB, VII: 872]
  10. royal flush best possible hand in poker; one-suited hand from ten to ace. [Cards: Brewer Dictionary, 940]
  11. Superman Nietzsche’s ideal being, a type that would arise when man succeeds in surpassing himself. [Ger. Phil.: Thus Spake Zarathustra in Magill III, 1069]
  12. 300 game bowling game of twelve consecutive strikes, scoring maximum 300 points. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]