depiction

Definitions

  • Childrens’ games depicted on Dutch delftware fireplace tiles are very similar to the games children play today. The tiles were made in Holland almost 300 years ago
    Childrens’ games depicted on Dutch delftware fireplace tiles are very similar to the games children play today. The tiles were made in Holland almost 300 years ago
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n depiction representation by drawing or painting etc
    • n depiction a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
    • n depiction a representation by picture or portraiture
    • n depiction a graphic or vivid verbal description "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures","the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland","the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The word Nike comes from Greek Mythology. Nike is the goddess of victory and was often depicted as a small winged figure whom the goddess Athene carried
    • n Depiction A painting or depicting; a representation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Andy Warhol created the Rolling Stone's emblem depicting the big tongue. It first appeared on the cover of the 'Sticky Fingers' album.
    • n depiction The act of depicting or portraying.
    • n depiction In mathematics, representation; mapping: as, conformal depiction.
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Quotations

  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    “It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. depictio,

Usage

In literature:

The story to be depicted was part of the big "East and West" drama.
"The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch" by Laura Lee Hope
Astonishment and wonder were depicted on every face.
"Legends of the Rhine" by Wilhelm Ruland
The dawn of the life of the great and famous man who is our subject in these memoirs has been depicted with homely simplicity by his own hand.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
Words cannot depict the emotions of the field-cornet at that moment.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
Comparison of this plate with the exit wound depicted in fig.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Not for some minutes did Pat hear our voices, and then in he rushed, with astonishment depicted on his countenance.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
About this time Whittier's poems, especially those depicting slave life, had a great influence upon young Carleton.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
Few Scottish poets have more touchingly depicted the evils of intemperance.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
It depicts love as it really comes and molds and mars.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
Might not these frescoes have depicted the fights in which these trophies were won?
"The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.]." by Hartley Withers
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In poetry:

Nothing, this foam, virgin verse
Depicting the chalice alone:
Far off a band of Sirens drown
Many of them head first.
"A Toast" by Stephane Mallarme
Dinner was just over when the shock took place,
Which caused fear to be depicted in every face;
Because the ship was ripped open, and the water rushed in,
It was most dreadful to hear, it much such a terrific din.
"The Wreck of the Steamer 'Mohegan'" by William Topaz McGonagall
And as the procession moved on to the royal mausoleum,
The spectators remained bareheaded and seemingly quite dumb;
And as the coffin was borne into its last resting-place,
Sorrow seemed depicted in each one's face.
"The Funeral of the German Emperor" by William Topaz McGonagall
Alas! 'twas pitiful the shrieks of the audience to hear,
Especially as the flames to them drew near;
Because on every face were depicted despair and woe,
And many of them jumped from the windows into the street below.
"Burning of the Exeter Theatre" by William Topaz McGonagall
It was two o'clock in the morning when the accident took place,
And, alas! horror and fear was depicted in each face;
And the sailors tried hard to extinguish the flame,
But, oh Heaven! all their exertions proved in vain.
"The Burning of the Ship 'Kent'" by William Topaz McGonagall
And when the procession arrived at the grave,
Mrs Gladstone was there,
And in her countenance was depicted a very grave air;
And the dear, good lady seemed to sigh and moan
For her departed, loving husband, Wm. Ewart Gladstone.
"The Burial of Mr. Gladstone" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Defendant Can't Depict Slain Dancer as Violent.
A Nevada judge says lawyers defending a former Cirque du Soleil dancer accused of killing his ex-girlfriend can't depict her at trial as a woman with a violent history.
Goodwin's paintings of roses, gardens depict metaphors for the body and mind.
Portraits, photographs depict musical greats of past 70 years.
Bessie's legacy: Portraits, photographs depict musical greats of past 70 years.
Cans depict whimsical world of Beanblossom.
INTERVIEWS Moonface Depict 5 Stages of Grief in 'Faraway Lightning' Clip.
New 007 film to depict spy's inner demons.
Do You Think Todays Sitcom's Depict Men In A Poor Light.
Degas' Nudes Depict The Awkwardness Of Real Life.
Do Planned Parenthood 'sting' videos depict a sex-trafficking crime.
Cables Depict Range of Obama Diplomacy.
CIA unit's wacky idea: Depict Saddam as gay.
And the storyline — a personal one for one of the show's creators — has the potential to be a breakthrough in how television depicts characters with a condition that's increasing in prevalence, both nationwide and in New Jersey.
INTERVIEWS We Depict a Ra Ra Riot.
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In science:

The conditions of the modullational instability in the reduced maps are presented and unstable manifolds of unstable periodic orbits are depicted in the cases of two, three and four sites in the section 3.
Random Wandering Around Homoclinic-like Manifolds in Symplectic Map Chain
In Fig. 1 , tra jectories obtained from the naive RG map (8) and the regularized RG map (14) are depicted to be compared to an exact tra jectory of the original map (Eqs. (1)–(2)).
Random Wandering Around Homoclinic-like Manifolds in Symplectic Map Chain
The tori with its unstable manifolds are depicted in Figs. 3.
Random Wandering Around Homoclinic-like Manifolds in Symplectic Map Chain
The torus with its unstable manifold is depicted in Fig. 4.
Random Wandering Around Homoclinic-like Manifolds in Symplectic Map Chain
This formula is depicted graphically in fig. (4-a).
Entanglement Swapping of Generalized Cat States and Secret Sharing
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