• Image of books's cover
    Image of books's cover
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n imaging (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
    • n imaging the ability to form mental images of things or events "he could still hear her in his imagination"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Image map of the Rhine Valley Image map of the Rhine Valley
Decorative Image Decorative Image
image facing image facing
"He started back in fright as his own image appeared to him" "He started back in fright as his own image appeared to him"
image of the book's cover image of the book's cover
The Retinal Image The Retinal Image

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The most reproduced image in the world is Mickey Mouse, which can be found on over 7,500 different items
    • n imaging The forming of mental images; expression by means of imagery.
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  • Susie Orbach
    Susie Orbach
    “We know that every woman wants to be thin. Our images of womanhood are almost synonymous with thinness.”
  • Irving Layton
    Irving Layton
    “God is indeed dead. He died of self-horror when He saw the creature He had made in His own image.”
  • Jeremy Taylor
    “Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.”
  • Andre Gide
    “Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all.”
  • Gaston Bachelard
    “Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.”
  • Andy Warhol
    “Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?”


Spitting image - If a person is the spitting image of somebody, they look exactly alike.('Spit and image' is also used and some suggest it is a hasty pronunciation of "spirit & image", to suggest that someone completely resembles someone else. Example: He's the spirit & image of his grandfather.)


In literature:

The grandfather made images out of white plaster, flowers sometimes, and curious emblems that people bought for votive offerings.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 4 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Nature has some perfections to show that she is the image of God, and some defects to show that she is only His image.
"Pascal's Pensées" by Blaise Pascal
He images a scene described in a poem more clearly when he has drawn it.
"Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Light from the picture is refracted within the eyes, forming an image on each retina.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
Well, this is a bit of the image of God in us.
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
My thoughts have ever hovered over the images of wife and children with more delight than over any other images.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
Small image of a quadruped, very rude; impossible to determine the animal intended; white ware with undulate black lines.
"Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico in 1880" by James Stevenson
Stone image, probably intended to represent a rabbit.
"Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879" by James Stevenson
Seventeenth week, joy in seeing image in mirror (297).
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
The room was full of shadows and the image of the Holy Mother and Child had darkened into obscurity in their niche.
"By What Authority?" by Robert Hugh Benson

In poetry:

By the pow’r of grace transforming,
We shall then His image bear;
Christ His promised word performing,
We shall then His glory share.
"Beloved, Now Are We" by Daniel Webster Moody
See where it shines in Jesus' face,
The brightest image of his grace;
God, in the person of his Son,
Has all his mightiest works outdone.
"Hymn 47" by Isaac Watts
HERE rests the image of a friend,--
Thine, cherish'd BIBI , thine!
Oft to this spot our steps we'll bend,
And call it Friendship's shrine.
"Lines On The Tomb Of A Favorite Dog" by Helen Maria Williams
What pains we take to mold a friend,
To stamp our image on the heart;
And e'er the anxious task we end,
Stern fate, or duty, bids us part.
"Valedictory On Leaving San Francisco, California." by James Madison Bell
But I awake to truth and woe,
And vanish'd is the pleasing dream,
Like the frail shade the moonbeams throw,
Or image in the passing stream
"Song.—Yes, I had hope" by Louisa Stuart Costello
Thus in the depths of those fair eyes,
I see the brightness of the skies,
I would my image there might shine
In orbs so blessed and divine.
"To Fannie" by James Avis Bartley

In news:

Jupiter Images (The Denver Post Jupiter Images).
Two-piece processor removes 'noise' from images TOKYO — A Silicon Valley company has developed a two-piece image processor chip set that removes noise from image files in digital cameras.
Amateur photographers often overlook these two critical elements, but they are many times the difference between a mediocre image and a great image.
This earth image from the GOES-14 satellite on Monday was the first image from GOES-14, which was put in place to replace the faulty GOES-13 satellite.
This stunning image of the Earth, claimed to be the highest-resolution image of the planet taken from space, was produced by the Russian weather satellite Elektro-L.
If a Windows Imaging Format ( WIM ) file contains multiple images and I need to apply a patch or driver, do I apply it to only one of the images.
Jerramy Stevens' bad-boy image ain 't no image.
Comstock — Getty Images/Comstock Images.
Universal Images Group / Getty Images.
Contributed image "Party Announcer " is an image by Julia Lucich, an artist from Canada who will be displaying her paintings at the Kemp at the Forum.
Creatas Images, Getty Images/Creatas RF.
Image courtesy of Image Courtesy Rihanna via Instagram (via ABC News Radio).
Image courtesy of Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images (via ABC News Radio).
Consumption should be more resilient to high oil prices than in 2008 -Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife.
Image courtesy of Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images (via ABC News Radio).

In science:

Note that even within a given family of images of the same source, the error varies due to the variation in S/N of the images determined by the background that in turn depends on the location of the images.
Cosmological Constraints from Strong Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Clusters
Figure 6: (left) The HI column density image of the SMC from Stanimirovic et al. (1999) at an angular resolution of 98′′ . (right) The sonic Mach number image derived from the HI column density image of the SMC and overlaid with the HI column density contours (from Burkhart et al. 2010).
Galaxy evolution begins at home: GALFA, EVLA, and GASKAP
The first qualitative result of the APLC behavior is presented in Fig. 4, where coronagraphic images recorded during the experiment (top left) at 1.64 µm with a narrowband filter are compared to theoretical images (monochromatic simulated images, top right).
Design, analysis, and testing of a microdot apodizer for the apodized pupil Lyot coronagraph (Research note). III. Application to extremely large telescopes
The image we observe on the focal plane is actually the so-called “synthetic image” making our bolometric interferometer a synthetic imager in contrast to usual interferometers whose observables are the visibilities (Fourier Transform of the synthetic image).
QUBIC: The QU Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology
Interferometric imaging is a well established method to image phase ob jects by mixing the image wavefront with a reference one on a CCD camera.
Time-resolved quantitative multiphase interferometric imaging of a highly focused ultrasound pulse