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Oxford dictionary definition of the word image:
1a representation of the external form of a person or thing in art:
her work juxtaposed images from serious and popular art
a visible impression obtained by a camera, telescope, microscope, or other device, or displayed on a computer or video screen:
Voyager 2 sent back images of the planet Neptune
an optical appearance or counterpart produced by light from an object reflected in a mirror or refracted through a lens.
Mathematics a point or set formed by mapping from another point or set.
Computing an exact copy of a computer’s hard disk, made for backing up data or setting up new machines.
a mental representation or idea:
I had a sudden image of Sal bringing me breakfast in bed
[in singular] a person or thing that closely resembles another:
he’s the image of his father
[in singular] semblance or likeness:
made in the image of God
(in biblical use) an idol.
2the general impression that a person, organization, or product presents to the public:
she strives to project an image of youth
3a simile or metaphor:
he uses the image of a hole to describe emotional emptiness
make a representation of the external form of:
artworks which imaged women’s bodies
make a visual representation of (something) by scanning it with a detector or electromagnetic beam:
(as noun imaging)
Computing make an exact copy of (a computer’s hard disk):
the hard disk drive should be imaged using a specialized bitstream backup product
form a mental picture or idea of:
it is possible for us to image a society in which no one committed crime
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin imago; related to imitate