What does imagery mean?

Definitions for imagery
ˈɪm ɪdʒ ri, -ɪ dʒə riim·agery

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

    Etymology: [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.]

  2. Imagery(noun)

    fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance

    Etymology: [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.]

  3. Imagery(noun)

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

    Etymology: [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.]

  4. Imagery(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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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How to pronounce imagery?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say imagery in sign language?

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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

Examples of imagery in a Sentence

  1. Herbert Marshall McLuhan:

    Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.

  2. John Hutton:

    To understand the story, the children are required to use their imaginations to ‘see’ what is happening, for comprehension, home reading environment was positively associated with greater activation of brain areas known to support mental imagery.

  3. Debra Aho Williamson:

    People are used to seeing beautiful brand imagery in their feeds, now they will see some direct response ads and we all know the baggage that comes with that.

  4. Mouhad Reghif:

    This character has all the degrading attributes that black people are given in the racist imagery of our societies, it is totally racist and it maintains a degrading image of the black person, which has consequences in everyday life.

  5. Geoff Ramsey:

    It’s true that the imagery from yesterday does not cast him in a good light.

Images & Illustrations of imagery

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