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Noun: image  i-mij
  1. An iconic mental representation
    "her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate";
    - mental image
     
  2. (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty";
    - persona
     
  3. A visual representation (of an object, scene, person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them";
    - picture, icon, ikon
     
  4. A standard, typical or perfect example
    "he provided America with an image of the good father";
    - prototype, paradigm, epitome
     
  5. Language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
    - trope, figure of speech, figure
     
  6. Someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    "she's the very image of her mother";
    - double, look-alike
     
  7. (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined
    "the image of f(x) = ximage2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers";
    - range, range of a function
     
  8. The general impression that something (a person, organization or product) presents to the public
    "although her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music and pageantry"; "the company tried to project an altruistic image"
     
  9. A representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
    "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone";
    - effigy, simulacrum
     
  10. (computing) an exact copy, e.g. a file that contains a copy of an entire disk drive
Verb: image  i-mij
  1. Render visible, as by means of MRI
     
  2. Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    - visualize, visualise [Brit], envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture

Derived forms: images, imaged, imaging

Type of: appearance, conceive of, effect, envisage, example, ideate, imagine, impression, individual, internal representation, mental representation, model, mortal, person, representation, rhetorical device, set, somebody, someone, soul, visual aspect, visualise [Brit], visualize

Encyclopedia: Image