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image meaning

EN[ˈɪmɪdʒ] [-ɪmɪdʒ]
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  • An image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts or records visual perception, for example a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.
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    Definition of image in English Dictionary

  • NounPLimagesSUF-age
    1. An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.
      1. The Bible forbids the worship of graven images.
    2. A mental picture of something not real or not present.
      1. Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.
    3. (computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (See disk image, executable image and image copy.).
      1. Most game console emulators do not come with any ROM images for copyright reasons.
    4. A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.
      1. (mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.
        1. The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.
      2. (mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.
        1. The image of this step function is the set of integers.
      3. OBS Show; appearance; cast.
      4. VerbSGimagesPRimagingPT, PPimaged
        1. VT To represent symbolically.
          1. VT To reflect, mirror.
            1. VT To create an image of.
              1. The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail.
            2. VT (computing) To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The image shows phage λ bound to its maltoporin receptor LamB on the E.coli membrane during DNA ejection.
                • There was a slight delay while the program rerendered the image in its new perspective.
                • Multiplane, multisequence magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the abdomen with and without contrast revealed two intrahepatic portohepatic venous shunts, each associated with an aneurysm [ …]
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Five actors are dressed in workout sweats, the better to tangle with the nonrepresentational, noncorresponding text and images.
                • In haemodynamically stable patients, Type 1 injuries (intimal tears) can be managed nonoperatively with aggressive heart rate and blood pressure control and serial imaging.
                • They may present as vague abdominal pain, acute abdomen, and an asymptomatic pelviabdominal mass, with features of hormonal derangement, or be discovered incidentally on a routine imaging.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
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                Grammatically, this word "image" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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