imagination, imaging, imagery, mental imagery(noun)
the ability to form mental images of things or events
"he could still hear her in his imagination"
The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects.
Images in general, or en masse.
Unreal show; imitation; appearance.
The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.
Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.
the work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects; imitation work; images in general, or in mass
fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance
the work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms
rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse
Origin: [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.]
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
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).
The numerical value of imagery in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of imagery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Weather forecasting was a black art and routine access to satellite imagery was almost non-existent.
That entire house has accepted the culture that accepts that song, those words, that imagery, so the whole house has to be punished.
Using high-resolution satellite imagery, we can engage a global community of online volunteers to pore over the imagery pixel by pixel.
We understand that the reconnaissance imagery shows widespread devastation, not only buildings flattened -- palm plantations, trees. It's quite a devastating sight.
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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