|1.||a representation or likeness of a person or thing, esp in sculpture|
|2.||an optically formed reproduction of an object, such as one formed by a lens or mirror|
|3.||a person or thing that resembles another closely; double or copy|
|4.||a mental representation or picture; idea produced by the imagination|
|5.||See also corporate image the personality presented to the public by a person, organization, etc: a criminal charge is not good for a politician's image|
|6.||the pattern of light that is focused on to the retina of the eye|
|7.||psychol imagery body image See also hypnagogic image the mental experience of something that is not immediately present to the senses, often involving memory|
|8.||a personification of a specified quality; epitome: the image of good breeding|
|9.||a mental picture or association of ideas evoked in a literary work, esp in poetry|
|10.||a figure of speech, such as a simile or metaphor|
|a. (of a point) the value of a function, f(x), corresponding to the point x|
|b. the range of a function|
|12.||an obsolete word for apparition|
|13.||to picture in the mind; imagine|
|14.||to make or reflect an image of|
|15.||computing to project or display on a screen or visual display unit|
|16.||to portray or describe|
|17.||to be an example or epitome of; typify|
|[C13: from Old French imagene, from Latin imāgō copy, representation; related to Latin imitārī to |
image im·age (ĭm'ĭj)
An optically formed duplicate or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction of an object formed by a lens or mirror.
A mental picture of something not real or present.
An exact copy of data in a computer file transferred to another medium.
To make or produce a likeness of.
To picture something mentally; imagine.
To translate photographs or other pictures by computer into numbers that can be transmitted to a remote location and then reconverted into pictures by another computer.
To visualize something, as by magnetic resonance imaging.
Integrated Molecular Analysis of Genomes and their Expression
see spitting image.