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Picture vs. Flick — What's the Difference?

Picture vs. Flick — What's the Difference?

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Picture

A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface.
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Flick

A light quick blow, jerk, or touch
A flick of the wrist.
Gave my horse a flick with the reins.
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Picture

A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen
The picture reflected in the lake.
Focused the picture on the movie screen.
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Flick

The sound accompanying this motion.
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Picture

A vivid or realistic verbal description
A Shakespearean picture of guilt.
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Flick

A light splash, dash, or daub.
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Picture

A vivid mental image.
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Flick

A movie.
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Picture

A person or object bearing a marked resemblance to another
She's the picture of her mother.
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Flick

To touch or hit with a light quick blow or fillip
Flicked him with his hand.
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Picture

A person, object, or scene that typifies or embodies an emotion, state of mind, or mood
Your face was the very picture of horror.
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Flick

To cause to move with a sudden movement or jerk
The guard flicked the light switch. The bird flicked its tail.
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Picture

The chief circumstances of an event or time; the situation
How does the new boyfriend figure in the picture?.
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Flick

To propel or remove with a sudden movement, fillip, or light blow
Flicked the lint off the coat.
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Picture

A movie.
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Flick

To move in sudden or jerky manner
A horse's mane flicking in the wind.
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Picture

A tableau vivant.
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Flick

To look through the parts of something by making quick movements with the fingers
Flick through a book.
Flick through a crate of old records.
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Picture

To make a visible representation of
In this photo, the mayor is pictured with several aides.
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Flick

A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip.
He removed the speck of dust with a flick of his finger.
She gave a disdainful flick of her hair and marched out of the room.
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Picture

To form a mental image of; visualize
I pictured my grandfather as a young man coming to America.
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Flick

(informal) A motion picture, movie, film; (in plural, usually preceded by "the") movie theater, cinema.
My all-time favorite flick is "Gone with the Wind."
Want to go to the flicks tonight?
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Picture

To describe vividly in words; make a verbal picture of
Pictured their heroism in glowing language.
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Flick

(fencing) A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target.
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Picture

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

(tennis) A powerful underarm volley shot.
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Picture

An image; a representation as in the imagination.
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Flick

The act of pressing a place on a touch screen device.
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Picture

A painting.
There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.
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Flick

A flitch.
A flick of bacon
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Picture

A photograph.
I took a picture of the church.
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Flick

A unit of time, equal to 1/705,600,000 of a second
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Picture

A motion picture.
Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.
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Flick

A chap or fellow; sometimes as a friendly term of address.
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Picture

Cinema as a form of entertainment.
Let's go to the pictures.
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Flick

To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.
Flick one's hair
To flick the dirt from boots
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Picture

A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).
She's the very picture of health.
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Flick

To pass by rapidly, so as not to be perceived clearly.
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Picture

An attractive sight.
The garden is a real picture at this time of year.
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Flick

To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots.
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Picture

The art of painting; representation by painting.
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Flick

To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to flick a whiplash.
Rude boys were flicking butter pats across chaos.
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Picture

A figure; a model.
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Flick

A flitch; as, a flick of bacon.
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Picture

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.
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Flick

A light quick stroke or blow, esp. with something pliant; a flirt; also, the sound made by such a blow.
She actually took the whip out of his hand and gave a flick to the pony.
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Picture

(MLE) A sample of an illegal drug.
If you want me to buy your weed I’ll need a picture.
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Flick

A motion picture; as, I went to see a flick on Friday.
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Picture

(programming) A format string in the COBOL programming language.
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Flick

A light sharp contact (usually with something flexible);
He gave it a flick with his finger
He felt the flick of a whip
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Picture

(transitive) To represent in or with a picture.
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Flick

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
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Picture

(transitive) To imagine or envision.
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Flick

Flash intermittently;
The lights flicked on and off
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Picture

(transitive) To depict or describe vividly.
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Flick

Look through a book or other written material;
He thumbed through the report
She leafed through the volume
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Picture

The art of painting; representation by painting.
Any well-expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture.
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Flick

Cause to move with a flick;
He flicked his Bic
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Picture

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.
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Flick

Throw or toss with a quick motion;
Flick a piece of paper across the table
Jerk his head
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Picture

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.
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Flick

Shine unsteadily;
The candle flickered
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Picture

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.
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Flick

Twitch or flutter;
The paper flicked
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Picture

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
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Flick

Cause to make a snapping sound;
Snap your fingers
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Picture

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
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Flick

Touch or hit with a light, quick blow;
Flicked him with his hand
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Picture

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
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Flick

Remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)
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Picture

A situation treated as an observable object;
The political picture is favorable
The religious scene in England has changed in the last century
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Picture

Illustrations used to decorate or explain a text;
The dictionary had many pictures
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Picture

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
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Picture

The visible part of a television transmission;
They could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
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Picture

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
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Picture

A typical example of some state or quality;
The very picture of a modern general
She was the picture of despair
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Picture

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
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Picture

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
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