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Noun: depiction  di'pik-shun
  1. A graphic or vivid verbal description
    "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word depictions";
    - word picture, word-painting, delineation, picture, characterization, characterisation [Brit]
  2. A representation by picture or portraiture
    - depicting, portraying, portrayal
  3. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
    - delineation, limning, line drawing
  4. Representation by drawing or painting etc
    - delineation, portrayal

Derived forms: depictions

Type of: description, drawing, pictorial representation, picturing, representational process, verbal description

Encyclopedia: Depiction