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Definitions of picture:
  • noun:   a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    Example: "They showed us the pictures of their wedding"
  • noun:   a typical example of some state or quality
    Example: "The very picture of a modern general"
  • noun:   illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
    Example: "The dictionary had many pictures"
  • noun:   a situation treated as an observable object
    Example: "The political picture is favorable"
  • noun:   graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    Example: "His pictures hang in the Louvre"
  • noun:   a clear and telling mental image
    Example: "He described his mental picture of his assailant"
  • noun:   the visible part of a television transmission
    Example: "They could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"
  • noun:   a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
  • noun:   a graphic or vivid verbal description
    Example: "Too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"
  • verb:   show in, or as in, a picture
  • verb:   imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

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