- The definition of an image is a representation of something or someone or a photograph or an idea you're picturing in your head or the way you or others think of you.
- An example of an image is a painting of your father.
- An example of image is a picture taken with a camera and developed.
- An example of an image is when you picture your kids laughing together.
- An example of an image is when you or others think you are stern.
- To image is defined as to make a picture or representation of something.
An example of image is a CT scan.
An artist creates an image - perhaps of his father.
- an imitation or representation of a person or thing, drawn, painted, photographed, etc.; esp., a statue
- a sculptured figure used as an idol
- the visual impression of something produced by reflection from a mirror, refraction through a lens, etc.
- a person or thing very much like another; copy; counterpart; likeness
- a mental picture of something; conception; idea; impression
- ☆ the concept of a person, product, institution, etc. held by the general public, often one deliberately created or modified by publicity, advertising, propaganda, etc.
- a type; typical example; symbol; embodiment: the very image of laziness
- a vivid representation; graphic description: a drama that is the image of life
- a figure of speech; esp., a metaphor or simile
- Psychoanalysis a picture or likeness of a person, as of a parent, usually idealized, constructed in the unconscious and remaining there; imago
Origin of imageOld French ; from imagene ; from Classical Latin imaginem, accusative of imago, imitation, copy, image, akin to aemulus: see emulate
- a. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.b. A sculptured likeness.
- Physics An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.
- a. One that closely or exactly resembles another: He is the image of his uncle.b. Likeness; semblance: Genesis says that man was made in the image of God.
- a. The opinion or concept of something that is held by the public: the public's image of business leaders as greedy.b. The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media: an actor who tried to convey an image of refined beauty.
- A typical example or embodiment: That child is the image of good health.
- A mental picture of something not real or present: Our image of the cottage did not conform with reality.
- A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile: The poem uses the image of a barren tree to convey feelings of desolation.
- Mathematics A set of values of a function corresponding to a particular subset of a domain.
- Computers An exact replica of the contents of a storage device, such as a hard disk, stored on a second storage device, such as a network server.
- Obsolete An apparition.
transitive verbim·aged, im·ag·ing, im·ag·es
- a. To make or produce a likeness of: imaged the poet in bronze.b. To mirror or reflect: a statue imaged in the water.c. To make a visual representation of (an object) using remote scanning or technology such as magnetic resonance imaging: imaged the diseased kidneys; imaged the surface of Mars.
- To symbolize or typify: a kneeling woman imaging the nation's grief.
- To picture mentally; imagine or visualize: imaged each dive before doing it.
- To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture: The passage images what it's like to grow up poor.
- Computers a. To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device.b. To transmit (an exact replica of the contents of a storage device) to another storage device: imaged the hard drive to the server.
Origin of imageMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin imāgō; see aim- in Indo-European roots.
- An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.
- The Bible forbids the worship of graven images.
- A mental picture of something not real or not present.
- (computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (see disk image, executable image and image copy)
- Most game console emulators do not come with any ROM images for copyright reasons.
- A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.
- (mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.
- The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.
- (mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.
- The image of this step function is the set of integers.
(third-person singular simple present images, present participle imaging, simple past and past participle imaged)
image - Computer Definition
A still photograph or other still visual representation of a person, place, or thing.Video comprises a series of still images presented in rapid succession.