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Picturing

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Noun

1. envisioning, picturing

visual imagery

2. pictorial representation, picturing

visual representation as by photography or painting

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Picturing

see synonyms of picturing
noun
1. 
a. 
a visual representation of something, such as a person or scene, produced on a surface, as in a photograph, painting, etc
b. 
(as modifier)
picture gallery
picture postcard
▶ Related adjective: pictorial
2. 
a mental image or impression
a clear picture of events
3. 
a verbal description, esp one that is vivid
4. 
a situation considered as an observable scene
the political picture
5. 
a person or thing that bears a close resemblance to another
he was the picture of his father
6. 
a person, scene, etc, considered as typifying a particular state or quality
the picture of despair
7. 
a beautiful person or scene
you'll look a picture
8. 
a complete image on a television screen, comprising two interlaced fields
9. 
a. 
a motion picture; film
b. 
(as modifier)
picture theatre
10.  the pictures
11.  another name for tableau vivant
12.  get the picture
13.  in the picture
verb (transitive)
14. 
to visualize or imagine
15. 
to describe or depict, esp vividly
16. (often passive)
to put in a picture or make a picture of
they were pictured sitting on the rocks

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Picturing

see synonyms of picturing
noun
1. 
a. 
an image or likeness of an object, person, or scene produced on a flat surface, esp. by painting, drawing, or photography
b. 
a printed reproduction of this
2. 
anything closely resembling or strikingly typifying something else; perfect likeness or image
to be the picture of one's mother, the picture of health
3. 
anything regarded as having the compositional beauty of a painting or drawing
4. 
a mental image or impression; idea
5. 
a vivid or detailed description
a picture of the times
6. 
all the facts or conditions of an event, collectively; situation
7. 
tableau
8. 
film (sense 5)
9. 
the image on a television screen
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈpictured or ˈpicturing
10. 
to make a picture of by painting, drawing, photographing, etc.
11. 
to make visible; show clearly; reflect
12. 
to describe or explain
13. 
to form a mental picture or impression of; imagine

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Picturing

see synonyms of picturing
n.
1. A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface.
2. A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen: the picture reflected in the lake; focused the picture on the movie screen.
3.
a. A vivid or realistic verbal description: a Shakespearean picture of guilt.
b. A vivid mental image.
4. A person or object bearing a marked resemblance to another: She's the picture of her mother.
5. A person, object, or scene that typifies or embodies an emotion, state of mind, or mood: Your face was the very picture of horror.
6. The chief circumstances of an event or time; the situation: How does the new boyfriend figure in the picture?
7. A movie.
8. A tableau vivant.
tr.v. pic·tured, pic·tur·ing, pic·tures
1. To make a visible representation of: In this photo, the mayor is pictured with several aides.
2. To form a mental image of; visualize: I pictured my grandfather as a young man coming to America.
3. To describe vividly in words; make a verbal picture of: pictured their heroism in glowing language.

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