What is foreshortening?

I’m stuck on a Art & Design question and need an explanation.

  • What is foreshortening?

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-history/art-history-basics/tools-understanding-art/v/what-is-foreshortening (Links to an external site.)

  1. Please post your responses (20 sentences or more, not including websites and/or visual examples) on the topic or reading material Please share what you learned, did not know, how the topic/learning changed your view toward the topic now, possible questions.