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Image vs. Picture

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Imagenoun

An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.

‘The Bible forbids the worship of graven images.’;

Picturenoun

A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.

Imagenoun

A mental picture of something not real or not present.

Picturenoun

An image; a representation as in the imagination.

Imagenoun

A statue or idol.

Picturenoun

A painting.

‘There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.’;

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Imagenoun

(computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (See disk image, executable image and image copy.)

‘Most game console emulators do not come with any ROM images for copyright reasons.’;

Picturenoun

A photograph.

‘I took a picture of the church.’;

Imagenoun

A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.

Picturenoun

(informal) A motion picture.

‘Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.’;

Imagenoun

(mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.

‘The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.’;

Picturenoun

Cinema as a form of entertainment.

‘Let's go to the pictures.’;

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Imagenoun

(mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.

‘The image of this step function is the set of integers.’;

Picturenoun

A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).

‘She's the very picture of health.’;

Imagenoun

(obsolete) Show; appearance; cast.

Picturenoun

An attractive sight.

‘The garden is a real picture at this time of year.’;

Imageverb

(transitive) To represent by an image or symbol; to portray.

Picturenoun

The art of painting; representation by painting.

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Imageverb

(transitive) To reflect, mirror.

Picturenoun

A figure; a model.

Imageverb

(transitive) To create an image of.

Picturenoun

Situation.

‘The employment picture for the older middle class is not so good.’; ‘You can't just look at the election, you've got to look at the big picture.''’;

Imageverb

To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.

Pictureverb

(transitive) To represent in or with a picture.

Imagenoun

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.’; ‘Whose is this image and superscription?’; ‘This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna.’; ‘And God created man in his own image.’;

Pictureverb

(transitive) To imagine or envision.

Imagenoun

Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol.

‘Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, . . . thou shalt not bow down thyself to them.’;

Pictureverb

(transitive) To depict.

Imagenoun

Show; appearance; cast.

‘The face of things a frightful image bears.’;

Picturenoun

The art of painting; representation by painting.

‘Any well-expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture.’;

Imagenoun

A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea.

‘Can we conceiveImage of aught delightful, soft, or great?’;

Picturenoun

A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, produced by means of painting, drawing, engraving, photography, etc.; a representation in colors. By extension, a figure; a model.

‘Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects.’; ‘The young king's picture . . . in virgin wax.’;

Imagenoun

A picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor.

Picturenoun

An image or resemblance; a representation, either to the eye or to the mind; that which, by its likeness, brings vividly to mind some other thing; as, a child is the picture of his father; the man is the picture of grief.

‘My eyes make pictures when they are shut.’;

Imagenoun

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.

Pictureverb

To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind.

‘I have not seen him so pictured.’;

Imageverb

To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure.

Picturenoun

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’;

Imageverb

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.’;

Picturenoun

graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface;

‘a small painting by Picasso’; ‘he bought the painting as an investment’; ‘his pictures hang in the Louvre’;

Imagenoun

an iconic mental representation;

‘her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate’;

Picturenoun

a clear and telling mental image;

‘he described his mental picture of his assailant’; ‘he had no clear picture of himself or his world’; ‘the events left a permanent impression in his mind’;

Imagenoun

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’;

Picturenoun

a situation treated as an observable object;

‘the political picture is favorable’; ‘the religious scene in England has changed in the last century’;

Imagenoun

(Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world;

‘a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty’;

Picturenoun

illustrations used to decorate or explain a text;

‘the dictionary had many pictures’;

Imagenoun

a standard or typical example;

‘he is the prototype of good breeding’; ‘he provided America with an image of the good father’;

Picturenoun

a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;

‘they went to a movie every Saturday night’; ‘the film was shot on location’;

Imagenoun

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Picturenoun

the visible part of a television transmission;

‘they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone’;

Imagenoun

someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor);

‘he could be Gingrich's double’; ‘she's the very image of her mother’;

Picturenoun

a graphic or vivid verbal description;

‘too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures’; ‘the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland’; ‘the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters’;

Imagenoun

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’;

Picturenoun

a typical example of some state or quality;

‘the very picture of a modern general’; ‘she was the picture of despair’;

Imageverb

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’;

Pictureverb

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’;

Imagenoun

a representation of the external form of a person or thing in art

‘her work juxtaposed images from serious and popular art’;

Pictureverb

show in, or as in, a picture;

‘This scene depicts country life’; ‘the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting’;

Imagenoun

a visible impression obtained by a camera, telescope, microscope, or other device, or displayed on a computer or video screen

‘Voyager 2 sent back images of the planet Neptune’;

Imagenoun

an optical appearance or counterpart produced by light from an object reflected in a mirror or refracted through a lens.

Imagenoun

a point or set formed by mapping from another point or set.

Imagenoun

an exact copy of a computer's hard disk, made for backing up data or setting up new machines.

Imagenoun

a mental representation or idea

‘I had a sudden image of Sal bringing me breakfast in bed’;

Imagenoun

a person or thing that closely resembles another

‘he's the image of his father’;

Imagenoun

semblance or likeness

‘made in the image of God’;

Imagenoun

(in biblical use) an idol.

Imagenoun

the general impression that a person, organization, or product presents to the public

‘she strives to project an image of youth’;

Imagenoun

a simile or metaphor

‘he uses the image of a hole to describe emotional emptiness’;

Imageverb

make a representation of the external form of

‘artworks which imaged women's bodies’;

Imageverb

make a visual representation of (something) by scanning it with a detector or electromagnetic beam.

Imageverb

make an exact copy of (a computer's hard disk)

‘the hard disk drive should be imaged using a specialized bitstream backup product’;

Imageverb

form a mental picture or idea of

‘it is possible for us to image a society in which no one committed crime’;

Image

An image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, such as a photograph or other two-dimensional picture, that resembles a subject—usually a physical object—and thus provides a depiction of it. In the context of signal processing, an image is a distributed amplitude of color(s).

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