pictural

Definitions

  • A PICTURE PUZZLE FROM HISTORY
    A PICTURE PUZZLE FROM HISTORY
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pictural pertaining to or consisting of pictures "pictorial perspective","pictorial records"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Picture-Frame-Clamp Picture-Frame-Clamp
A PHOTOGRAPHIC PICTURE A PHOTOGRAPHIC PICTURE
It Was a Picture to See Dad Go up Old Baldhead 214 It Was a Picture to See Dad Go up Old Baldhead 214
As Maria Pictured si Using his Bayonet 035 As Maria Pictured si Using his Bayonet 035
Wall or fireplace tiles found at Jamestown which were made in Holland. The blue designs and pictures were painted on a white background Wall or fireplace tiles found at Jamestown which were made in Holland. The blue designs and pictures were painted on...
Picture and Titles Picture and Titles
BONA FIDE PICTURE OF THE MAYFLOWER BONA FIDE PICTURE OF THE MAYFLOWER
The next day the picture was gone The next day the picture was gone

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ancient Chinese artists would never paint pictures of women's feet.
    • n Pictural A picture.
    • a Pictural Pictorial.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In October 1959 Elizabeth Taylor became the first Hollywood star to receive $1 million for a single picture. (for Cleopatra)
    • pictural Relating to or represented by pictures.
    • n pictural A picture.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Michelangelo painted only one easel picture.
    • adjs Pictural relating to pictures: illustrated by pictures: consisting of pictures
    • ns Pictural (Spens.) a picture
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Quotations

  • Horace
    Horace
    “A picture is a poem without words.”
  • Jennie Jerome Churchill
    Jennie Jerome Churchill
    “Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.”
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig%20Wittgenstein
    “The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    “Our ideals, like pictures, are made from lights and shadows.”
  • Success Magazine
    Success Magazine
    “By visualizing your goals, you can get your subconscious to work toward making these mental pictures come true.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Great living starts with a picture held in the imagination, of what you would like to do or be.”

Idioms

A picture is worth a thousand words - A picture can often get a message across much better than the best verbal description.
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Big picture - The big picture of something is the overall perspective or objective, not the fine detail.
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Get the picture - If you get the picture, you understand a situation fully.
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Picture perfect - When something is exactly as it should be it is said to be picture perfect.
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Put you in the picture - If you put someone in the picture, you tell them the information they need to know about something.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. picturapingĕre, pictum, to paint.

Usage

In literature:

And when I learned what it meant, it was a picture by the side of the picture of death.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Mrs. Colton's eyes filled with tears as she gazed upon the picture.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, June 1844" by Various
There are two pictures of Christ thus represented, one in the cemetery of S. Calintus, and another in that of S. Ponziano.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
This interpretation of the picture has been doubted, as nearly all the most precious truths of pictures have been doubted, and forgotten.
"On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Ruskin
He seemed to have changed greatly during this past winter while she had been so busy with her moving pictures.
"Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence" by Alice B. Emerson
Nor is any portion of his picture less admirable than this.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
In one picture he has added a girl near a fireplace to make the picture more balanced.
"The Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures" by Lorinda Munson Bryant
It was a very good picture.
"The Gallery" by Roger Phillips Graham
It seems a series of comic pictures painted in vivid green and red.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
It was all a picture, a great splendid picture, which the artist had painted from a sketch.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
What an enchanting picture must have presented itself to one approaching Pompeii by sea!
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
He draws a picture of it and these pictures are all exhibited signed with the artist's name.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Before this picture stood the two friends Edward and Theodore.
"Weird Tales. Vol. I" by E. T. A. Hoffmann
One might fancy it was another sacred picture.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
What did Millet wish to make us feel in this picture?
"Stories Pictures Tell" by Flora L. Carpenter
Whose picture is that hanging up there?
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
The picture and the frame both were taken.
"Penny Nichols and the Black Imp" by Joan Clark
Meanwhile he had been struggling on with the picture, determined to conquer.
"An Engagement of Convenience" by Louis Zangwill
The pictures you saw are Saxon's pictures.
"The Key to Yesterday" by Charles Neville Buck
As she was leaving the room a little later, unsatisfied but unaggressive, he asked her: 'Have you left the picture books, my dear?
"The Wave" by Algernon Blackwood
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In poetry:

And is it right, this mood of mind
That thus, in revery enshrined,
Can in the world mere topics find
For musing stricture,
Seeing the life of humankind
Only as picture?
"Fancy's Casuistry" by James Russell Lowell
Close upon the Turner pictures
Closer than a thought may go
Hangs her eye and all the colours
Leap into a special glow
All for her, all alone
All for her, all for Joan.
"Deeply Morbid" by Stevie Smith
O Nature! fairer, dearer to my heart
Than pictured scenes of highest, rarest art!
What sweeter chord can charm the spirit dream
Than the weird music of the singing stream?
"The Music of The Stream" by Janet Hamilton
But he, the slumberer in that glimmering room,
Saw distant waters glide and heave and gleam;
Around him in the softly coloured gloom
The pictures clustered slowly to a dream.
"The Phantom Fleet" by Alfred Noyes
I bought rich books I could not read,
And pictures proud and rare;
Reproachfully they seemed to plead
And hunger for my care;
But to their beauty I was blind,
Even as is a hind.
"The Search" by Robert W Service
Seeming almost within call,
'Neath our ancient trysting tree,
Art thou pictured, source of all
That was ever dear to me;
But the wasted embers fall,
And the night is all I see --
"Fire Pictures" by Alice Cary

In news:

Neil Diamond (pictured on the phone) shared this picture via Twitter.
Picture taken at Georgia Aquarium, pictured is one of the two resident male whale sharks (Photo credit: Wikipedia).
Now, a recent picture has sparked a discussion about whether the picture is real.
Whether it's a picture of your kid, a picture of your friends who just got married or simply a picture of your dog, the gang at PhotoWow can turn it into a masterpiece.
TOM CRUISE as Stacee Jaxx in Warner Bros Pictures' and New Line Cinema's rock musical "ROCK OF AGES" Credit: David James/Warner Bros Pictures.
Kennedy family and friends are pictured in this picture taken in Hyannisport, Massachusetts in 1944.
From picture to picture, the Martin and Lewis formula hardly varied.
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY: A picture in remembrance of Steve Jobs, founder and former CEO of Apple Inc is pictured at an Apple Store, on October 6, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Just for fun, let's see what you would look like as a pooch, by converting your picture into a dog picture.
Seemed to make more sense to upload a picture of a hot Cheerleader, than a picture of me.
If he had, this story and the accompanying picture — especially the picture — would have never been published.
View full size AP Photo/Warner Bros Pictures, Keith Bernstein This film image released by Warner Bros Pictures shows Clint Eastwood, right, and Amy Adams in a scene from "Trouble with the Curve".
Was taking pictures of the thistles and when I downloaded my pictures, saw that there was a bee on it.
Amy Lynn Merrill (pictured on the left) and her pregnant sister Lisa Michelle Gritzmaker (pictured on the right) were both killed on Friday.
The scaler also features multipoint warp, picture-in-picture, a temporal/film noise filter, and HQV HD video processing.
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In science:

BKL and thus put them in the rigorous context of the regularized dimensionless state space picture of Einstein’s field equations, a picture which also simplifies comparisons with analytical results for special cases as well as with numerical investigations.
The cosmological billiard attractor
The deviations from the hydrodynamic picture follow from the fact that, since the density becomes smaller and smaller during the expansion, the BCS gap becomes exponentially small and the hydrodynamic picture can not longer be safely applied.
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
This required recasting the original description of the string spectrum (called the F1 picture) in a new form, which we called the F2 picture.
The Early Years of String Theory: A Personal Perspective
Figure 4: (left) Realization of bond percolation on a 25 × 25 square lattice at p=0.505. (Right) Schematic picture of the nodes (shaded circles), links and blobs picture of percolation for p >∼ pc .
Fractal and Multifractal Scaling of Electrical Conduction in Random Resistor Networks
Picture 1 (stuck-and-free picture) We consider the process in the reference frame of the excitation.
Random walk on a population of random walkers
Each quandle homomorphism f ∈ Hom(Q(L), T ) can be pictured as a coloring of a link diagram representing the link L with a quandle element f (x) ∈ T attached to each arc x satisfying the crossing condition pictured above.
Generalized quandle polynomials
We shall in particular discuss the refined picture of the satisfiable phase put forward in statistical mechanics studies and the algorithmic approach (Survey Propagation, an extension of Belief Propagation used in communication theory and statistical inference) this picture suggested.
A review of the Statistical Mechanics approach to Random Optimization Problems
Let us not get confused: we are still in the Schroedinger picture, where the state changes in time. A(t) describes a different operator at each instant in time, but also describes a different observable at each instant in time (unlike what is normally done in the Heisenberg picture).
The Schroedinger equation as the time evolution of a deterministic and reversible process
Anyway, we should not give too much sense to this classical picture since instead of time averaging we should use the quantum mechanical inclusive picture.
Reformulation Instead of Renormalizations
In order to bring out the similarities and differences between the two pictures most clearly, we have marked in the right picture only those quantities which are different from the ones in the left picture.
Rotation in relativity and the propagation of light
In order to bring out the similarities and differences between the two pictures most clearly, we have marked in the right picture only those quantities which are different from the ones in the left picture.
Rotation in relativity and the propagation of light
In order to bring out the similarities and differences between the two pictures most clearly, we have marked in the right picture only those quantities which are different from the ones in the left picture.
Rotation in relativity and the propagation of light
In order to bring out the similarities and differences between the two pictures most clearly, we have marked in the right picture only those quantities which are different from the ones in the left picture.
Rotation in relativity and the propagation of light
The picture on top is related to a value of λ which is smaller than that corresponding to the picture on bottom. A fractal pattern is obtained by superimposing many pictures as the above ones, by varying λ in the range of the eigenvalues in (3.4).
The Fractal Structure of Matter and the Casimir Effect
It is stressed, that the extended picture is described by the same lattice model as the Virasoro picture.
Graph fusion algebras of WLM(p,p')
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