picture

   A visual representation or image drawn, painted, photographed, or otherwise produced on a flat surface. Considered as a synonym for painting, some Americans mistakenly think it uncultivated, however the term is much more commonly used by the British.

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  • Picture — Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture-LP — Picture Disc Hit the North der Gruppe The Fall in Form einer Dartscheibe Transp …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Picture LP — Picture Disc Hit the North der Gruppe The Fall in Form einer Dartscheibe Transp …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Picture CD — is a product by Kodak, following on from the earlier Photo CD product. It holds photos from a single roll of color film, stored at 1024×1536 resolution using JPEG compression. The product is aimed at consumers. Software to view and perform simple …   Wikipedia

  • Picture — Pic ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pictured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Picturing}.] To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind. I . . . do picture it in my mind. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • picture — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin pictura, from pictus, past participle of pingere to paint more at paint Date: 15th century 1. a design or representation made by various means (as painting, drawing, or photography) 2. a. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Picture — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Picture, image en anglais, abrégé en Pix, peut faire référence à : Picture, un groupe de metal, Pictures, un album de Katie Melua sorti en 2007,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Picture gallery — Picture Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture red — Picture Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture writing — Picture Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture Exchange Communication System — (PECS) is a form of augmentative and alternative communication. It is typically used as an aid in communication for children with autism and other special needs. The system has been used with a variety of ages including preschoolers, adolescents… …   Wikipedia


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