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Noun

1: a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; 'a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them'
2: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; 'he bought the painting as an investment' 'his pictures hang in the Louvre'
3: a clear and telling mental image; 'he had no clear picture of himself or his world' 'the events left a permanent impression in his mind'
4: a situation treated as an observable object; 'the religious scene in England has changed in the last century'
5: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
6: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; 'the film was shot on location'
7: the visible part of a television transmission
8: a graphic or vivid verbal description; 'the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland' 'the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters'
9: a typical example of some state or quality; 'she was the picture of despair'
10: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Verb

1: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; 'I can see what will happen' 'I can see a risk in this strategy'
2: show in, or as in, a picture; 'the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting'

Example sentence: His picture was on the front page.

Synonyms: icon ikon image

 

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