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Definition of "image" []

  • A reproduction of the form of a person or object, especially a sculptured likeness. (noun)
  • Physics An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror. (noun)
  • One that closely or exactly resembles another; a double: He is the image of his uncle. (noun)
  • The opinion or concept of something that is held by the public. (noun)
  • The character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media. (noun)
  • A representation or likeness of a person or thing, esp in sculpture (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • An optically formed reproduction of an object, such as one formed by a lens or mirror (noun)
  • A person or thing that resembles another closely; double or copy (noun)
  • A mental representation or picture; idea produced by the imagination (noun)
  • The personality presented to the public by a person, organization, etc (noun)
  • The pattern of light that is focused on to the retina of the eye (noun)
  • The mental experience of something that is not immediately present to the senses, often involving memory (noun)
  • A personification of a specified quality; epitome (noun)
  • A mental picture or association of ideas evoked in a literary work, esp in poetry (noun)
  • A figure of speech, such as a simile or metaphor (noun)
  • (of a point) the value of a function, f(x), corresponding to the point x (noun)
  • The range of a function (noun)
  • To picture in the mind; imagine (verb)
  • To make or reflect an image of (verb)
  • To project or display on a screen or visual display unit (verb)
  • To portray or describe (verb)
  • To be an example or epitome of; typify (verb)

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Use "image" in a sentence
  • "In Gen.i. 27, it is said, "So the ALHIM created man in His image: _in the image_ of ALHIM created He him: MALE and FEMALE created He them.""
  • "Enjoy the playful artwork and textured background, or customize the look with a custom background color and image, custom header image*, and custom navigation menu."
  • "[OPTIONAL] At this point/mnt/$image contains a mounted filesystem with the complete Ubuntu image as released by Canonical."