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An image that represents image files

Etymology[]

< Middle English < Old French < Latin imāgō (a copy, likeness, image) < *im, root of imitari (to copy, imitate); see imitate.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Image

Plural
{{{1}}}

Image ({{{1}}})

  1. An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.
  2. A mental picture of something not real or not present.
  3. (computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (see disk image, executable image and image copy)
  4. A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.
  5. (mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.
    The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.
  6. (mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.
    The image of this step function is the set of integers.

Synonyms[]

  • (representation): picture
  • (mental picture): idea
  • (something mapped to): value
  • (subset of the codomain): range

Derived terms[]

  • imagery
  • inverse image
  • mental image
  • mirror image
  • preimage
  • real image
  • reimage
  • spitting image
  • virtual image

Related terms[]

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Image

Third person singular
imag

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Image (third-person singular simple present imag, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. to represent symbolically
  2. To reflect, mirror
  3. (computing) To create a complete backup copy of a filesystem.

Quotations[]

  • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, chapter 2, St. Edmundsbury:
    Template:... we look into a pair of eyes deep as our own, imaging our own, but all unconscious of us; to whom we for the time are become as spirits and invisible!

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French[]

Etymology[]

From Latin imago (a copy, likeness, image).

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /i.maʒ/, X-SAMPA: /i.maZ/
    noicon
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʒ
  • Homophones: images, imagent
  • Hyphenation: i‧mage

Noun[]

Image f. (plural Images)

  1. picture, image
  2. (TV, film) frame

Synonyms[]

  • métaphore
  • reflet
  • symbole
  • vision

Related terms[]

  • imager
  • imagerie
  • imaginer

Verb[]

Image

  1. first-person singular present indicative of imager.
  2. third-person singular present indicative of imager.
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of imager.
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of imager.
  5. second-person singular imperative of imager.

Anagrams[]

  • aegim,
  • magie

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