image

   A picture, idea, or impression of a person, thing, or idea; or a mental picture of a person, thing, or idea. The word imagery refers to a group or body of related images.

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  • Image — Im age ([i^]m [asl]j; 48), n. [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See {Imitate}, and cf. {Imagine}.] 1. An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person, thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • IMAGE — (from Imager for Magnetopause to Aurora Global Exploration ), or Explorer 78, was a NASA MIDEX mission that studied the global response of the Earth s magnetosphere to changes in the solar wind. It was launched March 25, 2000 by a Delta II rocket …   Wikipedia

  • Image — Im age ([i^]m [asl]j; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imaged} ([i^]m [asl]jd; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Imaging}.] 1. To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure. Shrines of imaged saints. J. Warton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • IMAGE — s. f. Représentation de quelque chose en sculpture, en peinture, en gravure, en dessin, etc. Cette statue est l image d un grand homme. Dans les pompes triomphales, on portait les images des villes conquises. Image ressemblante. Image fidèle.  … …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • IMAGE — n. f. Représentation d’un ou de plusieurs êtres ou d’objets par le dessin, la peinture, la sculpture, la gravure, la photographie, la cinématographie, etc. Image ressemblante. Image fidèle. IMAGE, en termes de Physique, désigne la Représentation… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Image — This article is about visual artifacts or reproductions. For other uses, see Image (disambiguation). Picture redirects here. For other uses, see Picture (disambiguation). For policy on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Images. The top image is captured… …   Wikipedia

  • image — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, short for imagene, from Latin imagin , imago; perhaps akin to Latin imitari to imitate Date: 13th century 1. a reproduction or imitation of the form of a person or thing; especially an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Image analysis — is the extraction of meaningful information from images; mainly from digital images by means of digital image processing techniques. Image analysis tasks can be as simple as reading bar coded tags or as sophisticated as identifying a person from… …   Wikipedia

  • Image file formats — are standardized means of organising and storing images. This entry is about digital image formats used to store photographic and other images; (for disk image file formats see Disk image). Image files are composed of either pixel or vector… …   Wikipedia

  • Image processing — is any form of signal processing for which the input is an image, such as photographs or frames of video; the output of image processing can be either an image or a set of characteristics or parameters related to the image. Most image processing… …   Wikipedia

  • Image compression — is the application of Data compression on digital images. In effect, the objective is to reduce redundancy of the image data in order to be able to store or transmit data in an efficient form.Image compression can be lossy or lossless. Lossless… …   Wikipedia


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