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

 pic·ture /ˈpɪkʧɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 圖像;畫面;格式;圖形;畫片;相片;圖畫;圖象;形象描述 PIC;PC

From: Network Terminology

 圖畫 圖象

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pic·ture n.
 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.]
    Any well-expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture.   --Sir H. Wotton.
 2. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, produced by means of painting, drawing, engraving, photography, etc.; a representation in colors. By extension, a figure; a model.
    Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects.   --Bacon.
    The young king's picture . . . in virgin wax.   --Howell.
 3. An image or resemblance; a representation, either to the eye or to the mind; that which, by its likeness, brings vividly to mind some other thing; as, a child is the picture of his father; the man is the picture of grief.
    My eyes make pictures when they are shut.   --Coleridge.
 Note:Picture is often used adjectively, or in forming self-explaining compounds; as, picture book or picture-book, picture frame or picture-frame, picture seller or picture-seller, etc.
 Animated picture, a moving picture.
 Picture gallery, a gallery, or large apartment, devoted to the exhibition of pictures.
 Picture red, a rod of metal tube fixed to the walls of a room, from which pictures are hung.
 Picture writing. (a) The art of recording events, or of expressing messages, by means of pictures representing the actions or circumstances in question. --Tylor. (b) The record or message so represented; as, the picture writing of the American Indians.
 Syn: -- Picture, Painting.
 Usage: Every kind of representation by drawing or painting is a picture, whether made with oil colors, water colors, pencil, crayons, or India ink; strictly, a painting is a picture made by means of colored paints, usually applied moist with a brush.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pic·ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pictured p. pr. & vb. n. Picturing.] To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind. “I . . . do picture it in my mind.”
    I have not seen him so pictured.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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: image, icon, ikon]
      2: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by
         applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by
         Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his
         pictures hang in the Louvre" [syn: painting]
      3: a clear and telling mental image; "he described his mental
         picture of his assailant"; "he had no clear picture of
         himself or his world"; "the events left a permanent
         impression in his mind" [syn: mental picture, impression]
      4: a situation treated as an observable object; "the political
         picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has
         changed in the last century" [syn: scene]
      5: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; "the
         dictionary had many pictures" [syn: pictorial matter]
      6: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of
         images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they
         went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot
         on location" [syn: movie, film, moving picture, moving-picture
         show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture
         show, pic, flick]
      7: the visible part of a television transmission; "they could
         still receive the sound but the picture was gone" [syn: video]
      8: 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" [syn: word picture, word-painting, delineation,
          depiction, characterization, characterisation]
      9: a typical example of some state or quality; "the very
         picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of
      v 1: 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, image]
      2: show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country
         life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much
         tenderness in this painting" [syn: depict, render, show]