noun, plural im·age·ries.
- image printer,
- image processing,
- image tube,
- imaginary axis
Origin of imagery
Examples from the Web for imagery
In the decade following World War I, Hopper settled on a vein of imagery that has been his special glory ever since.
And this is also Planet Fashion, where shock reigns supreme and where taboos are challenged in imagery.
While the ad is not paid for or connected to the McDaniel campaign, the imagery does serve as a subtle signal to certain voters.
Man vs. Nature is the predominant theme of the film, and I always tried to go back to that imagery.
“The imagery has been progressively captured by satellites passing over various areas,” he said.
The style is vigorous and concise; it is rich in imagery and powerfully expressed, but is deficient in elegance and perspicuity.
Imagery and imagination are not required in the school of society.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
In the book of Revelation this imagery is repeated and amplified.Companion to the Bible|E. P. Barrows
It is better to apply to it the imagery of the business cycle.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
In the past the older critics fell into this error and when they spoke of imagination they were really expatiating on imagery.The Literature of Ecstasy|Albert Mordell
noun plural -ries
mid-14c., "piece of sculpture, carved figures," from Old French imagerie (13c.), from imagier "painter," from image (see image (n.)). Meaning "ornate description" (in poetry, etc.) is from 1580s.
The mental pictures created by a piece of writing: “The imagery of “The Waste Land” — crumbling towers, dried-up wells, toppled tombstones — conveys the author's sense of a civilization in decay.”