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Meaning of picture

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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:
           {picture}, {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}, {picture}]
      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}, {picture},
      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: {picture}, {scene}]
      5: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; "the
         dictionary had many pictures" [syn: {picture}, {pictorial
      6: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and 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}, {picture},
         {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}, {picture}]
      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},
         {picture}, {characterization}, {characterisation}]
      9: a typical example of some state or quality; "the very picture
         of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair"
      10: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print
          or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-
          sensitive material [syn: {photograph}, {photo}, {exposure},
          {picture}, {pic}]
      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}, {picture},
      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: {picture}, {depict},
         {render}, {show}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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