Definitions for imageryˈɪm ɪdʒ ri, -ɪ dʒə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•age•ryˈɪm ɪdʒ ri, -ɪ dʒə ri(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. mental images collectively.

  2. pictorial images.

  3. figurative description or illustration; rhetorical images collectively.

    Category: Rhetoric

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

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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