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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·age /ˈɪmɪʤ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 im·age /ˈɪmɪʤ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·age n.
 1. An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person, thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance.
    Even like a stony image, cold and numb.   --Shak.
    Whose is this image and superscription?   --Matt. xxii. 20.
    This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna.   --Shak.
    And God created man in his own image.   --Gen. i. 27.
 2. Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol.
    Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, . . . thou shalt not bow down thyself to them.   --Ex. xx. 4, 5.
 3. Show; appearance; cast.
    The face of things a frightful image bears.   --Dryden.
 4. A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea.
 Can we conceive
 Image of aught delightful, soft, or great?   --Prior.
 5. Rhet. A picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor.
 6. Opt. The figure or picture of any object formed at the focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the several points of the object symmetrically refracted or reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see one's image in a mirror.
 Electrical image. See under Electrical.
 Image breaker, one who destroys images; an iconoclast.
 Image graver, Image maker, a sculptor.
 Image worship, the worship of images as symbols; iconolatry distinguished from idolatry; the worship of images themselves.
 Image Purkinje Physics, the image of the retinal blood vessels projected in, not merely on, that membrane.
 Virtual image Optics, a point or system of points, on one side of a mirror or lens, which, if it existed, would emit the system of rays which actually exists on the other side of the mirror or lens.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·age v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imaged p. pr. & vb. n. Imaging ]
 1. To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure. “Shrines of imaged saints.”
 2. To represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of by the fancy or recollection; to imagine.
 Condemn'd whole years in absence to deplore,
 And image charms he must behold no more.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an iconic mental representation; "her imagination forced
           images upon her too awful to contemplate" [syn: mental
      2: a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or
         abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the
         pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images
         projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them" [syn: picture,
          icon, ikon]
      3: (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to
         the world; "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
         [syn: persona]
      4: a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good
         breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good
         father" [syn: prototype, paradigm, epitome]
      5: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense [syn: trope,
          figure of speech, figure]
      6: someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an
         actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very
         image of her mother" [syn: double, look-alike]
      7: a representation of a person (especially in the form of
         sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the
         emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone" [syn: effigy,
      v : imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on
          horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a
          risk in this strategy" [syn: visualize, visualise, envision,
           project, fancy, see, figure, picture]