effigy, image, simulacrum
(noun) a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); “the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln”; “the emperor’s tomb had his image carved in stone”
picture, image, icon, ikon
(noun) a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; “they showed us the pictures of their wedding”; “a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them”
(noun) the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public; “although her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music and pageantry”; “the company tried to project an altruistic image”
(noun) (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world; “a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty”
image, mental image
(noun) an iconic mental representation; “her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate”
prototype, paradigm, epitome, image
(noun) a standard or typical example; “he is the prototype of good breeding”; “he provided America with an image of the good father”
trope, figure of speech, figure, image
(noun) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
image, range, range of a function
(noun) (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined; “the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers”
double, image, look-alike
(noun) someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); “he could be Gingrich’s double”; “she’s the very image of her mother”
visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image
(verb) imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind; “I can’t see him on horseback!”; “I can see what will happen”; “I can see a risk in this strategy”
(verb) render visible, as by means of MRI
Source: WordNet® 3.1
image (plural images)
An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.
A mental picture of something not real or not present.
A statue or idol.
(computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (See disk image and image copy.)
A characteristic of a person, group or company etc, style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.
(mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.
(mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.
(radio) A form of interference: a weaker "copy" of a strong signal that occurs at a different frequency.
(obsolete) Show; appearance; cast.
• (representation): picture
• (mental picture): idea
• (something mapped to): value
• (subset of the codomain): range
• inverse image
• mental image
• mirror image
• real image
• spitting image
• virtual image
image (third-person singular simple present images, present participle imaging, simple past and past participle imaged)
(transitive) To represent by an image or symbol; to portray.
(transitive) To reflect, mirror.
(transitive) To create an image of.
(transitive, computing) To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.
Im"age, n. Etym: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]
1. An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person, thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance. Even like a stony image, cold and numb. Shak. Whose is this image and superscription Matt. xxii. 20. This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna. Shak. And God created man in his own image. Gen. i. 27.
2. Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol. Chaucer. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, . . . thou shalt not bow down thyself to them. Ex. xx. 4, 5.
3. Show; appearance; cast. The face of things a frightful image bears. Dryden.
4. A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea. Can we conceive Image of aught delightful, soft, or great Prior.
Definition: A picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor. Brande & C.
Definition: The figure or picture of any object formed at the focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the several points of the object symmetrically refracted or reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see one's image in a mirror. Electrical image. See under Electrical.
– Image breaker, one who destroys images; an iconoclast.
– Image graver, Image maker, a sculptor.
– Image worship, the worship of images as symbols; iconolatry distinguished from idolatry; the worship of images themselves.
– Image Purkinje (Physics), the image of the retinal blood vessels projected in, not merely on, that membrane.
– Virtual image (Optics), a point or system of points, on one side of a mirror or lens, which, if it existed, would emit the system of rays which actually exists on the other side of the mirror or lens. Clerk Maxwell.
Im"age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imaged; p. pr. & vb. n. Imaging.]
1. To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure. "Shrines of imaged saints." J. Warton.
2. To represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of by the fancy or recollection; to imagine. Condemn'd whole years in absence to deplore, And image charms he must behold no more. Pope.
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition
13 April 2021
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