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Image vs. Reflection

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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.’;

Reflectionnoun

The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.

Imagenoun

A mental picture of something not real or not present.

Reflectionnoun

The property of a propagated wave being thrown back from a surface (such as a mirror).

Imagenoun

A statue or idol.

Reflectionnoun

Something, such as an image, that is reflected.

‘The dog barked at his own reflection in the mirror.’;

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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.’;

Reflectionnoun

Careful thought or consideration.

‘After careful reflection, I have decided not to vote for that proposition.’;

Imagenoun

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

Reflectionnoun

An implied criticism.

‘It is a reflection on his character that he never came back to see them.’;

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.’;

Reflectionnoun

(computing) The process or mechanism of determining the capabilities of an object at run-time.

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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.’;

Reflectionnoun

(anatomy) The folding of a part; a fold.

Imagenoun

(obsolete) Show; appearance; cast.

Reflectionnoun

The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected.

‘The eye sees not itself,But by reflection, by some other things.’;

Imageverb

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

Reflectionnoun

The reverting of the mind to that which has already occupied it; continued consideration; meditation; contemplation; hence, also, that operation or power of the mind by which it is conscious of its own acts or states; the capacity for judging rationally, especially in view of a moral rule or standard.

‘By reflection, . . . I would be understood to mean, that notice which the mind takes of its own operations, and the manner of them, by reason whereof there come to be ideas of these operations in the understanding.’; ‘This delight grows and improves under thought and reflection.’;

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Imageverb

(transitive) To reflect, mirror.

Reflectionnoun

Shining; brightness, as of the sun.

Imageverb

(transitive) To create an image of.

Reflectionnoun

That which is produced by reflection.

‘As the sun water we can bear,Yet not the sun, but his reflection, there.’;

Imageverb

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

Reflectionnoun

A part reflected, or turned back, at an angle; as, the reflection of a membrane.

‘Job's reflections on his once flourishing estate did at the same time afflict and encourage him.’;

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.’;

Reflectionnoun

Censure; reproach cast.

‘He died; and oh! may no reflection shedIts poisonous venom on the royal dead.’;

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.’;

Reflectionnoun

The transference of an excitement from one nerve fiber to another by means of the nerve cells, as in reflex action. See Reflex action, under Reflex.

Imagenoun

Show; appearance; cast.

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

Reflectionnoun

a calm lengthy intent consideration

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?’;

Reflectionnoun

the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

Imagenoun

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

Reflectionnoun

expression without words;

‘tears are an expression of grief’; ‘the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition’;

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.

Reflectionnoun

the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material);

‘he studied his reflection in the mirror’;

Imageverb

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

Reflectionnoun

a likeness in which left and right are reversed

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.’;

Reflectionnoun

(mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed

Imagenoun

an iconic mental representation;

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

Reflectionnoun

a remark expressing careful consideration

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’;

Reflectionnoun

the ability to reflect beams or rays

Imagenoun

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

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

Imagenoun

a standard or typical example;

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

Imagenoun

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

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’;

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’;

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’;

Imagenoun

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

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

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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