Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.
Origin of imagery
From Old French imagerie
It is true, the popular imagery is unworthy of such a god.
As nearly all its imagery is taken from the animal world, it is also known as the Bestiary.
Bathymetry and sidescan sonar imagery together reveal a slow-spreading ridge segment that has a large composite volcanic plateau at its center.
He was commonly compared to Olympian Zeus, partly because of his serene and dignified bearing, partly by reason of the majestic roll of the thundering eloquence, with its bold poetical imagery, with which he held friend and foe spellbound.
Devices of rhetoric are used to bring imagery to writing.