What does imagery mean?

Definitions for imageryˈɪm ɪdʒ ri, -ɪ dʒə ri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word imagery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imagination, imaging, imagery, mental imagery(noun)

    the ability to form mental images of things or events

    "he could still hear her in his imagination"

Wiktionary

  1. imagery(Noun)

    The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects.

  2. imagery(Noun)

    Imitation work.

  3. imagery(Noun)

    Images in general, or en masse.

  4. imagery(Noun)

    Unreal show; imitation; appearance.

  5. imagery(Noun)

    The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.

  6. imagery(Noun)

    Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imagery(noun)

    the work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects; imitation work; images in general, or in mass

  2. Imagery(noun)

    fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance

  3. Imagery(noun)

    the work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms

  4. Imagery(noun)

    rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse

  5. Origin: [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.]

Freebase

  1. Imagery

    Imagery, in a literary text, is an author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to their work. It appeals to human senses to deepen the reader's understanding of the work.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. imagery

    A likeness or presentation of any natural or man-made feature or related object or activity, and the positional data acquired at the same time the likeness or representation was acquired, including: products produced by space-based national intelligence reconnaissance systems; and likeness and presentations produced by satellites, airborne platforms, unmanned aerial vehicles, or other similar means (except that such term does not include handheld or clandestine photography taken by or on behalf of human intelligence collection organizations).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imagery in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imagery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Bartos:

    Weather forecasting was a black art and routine access to satellite imagery was almost non-existent.

  2. William Bruce James II:

    That entire house has accepted the culture that accepts that song, those words, that imagery, so the whole house has to be punished.

  3. Caitlyn Milton at Tomnod:

    Using high-resolution satellite imagery, we can engage a global community of online volunteers to pore over the imagery pixel by pixel.

  4. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    We understand that the reconnaissance imagery shows widespread devastation, not only buildings flattened -- palm plantations, trees. It's quite a devastating sight.

  5. Rodney Keenan:

    The Kim study uses automated remotely sensed imagery only, this gives a picture of one aspect of forest change, while ground estimates and management information give other perspectives.

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