verb (used with object), im·aged, im·ag·ing.
- im- 1,
- image consultant,
- image converter,
- image dissector,
- image enhancement,
- image intensifier
Origin of image
Examples from the Web for images
It is not only clerics and Islamic ideologues who use offensive words and images to describe the sexual life of Westerners.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West|IranWire, Shima Sharabi|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Growing up in that suburbia and air of pop culture, these images stayed with me like a weird dream.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It cannot be that the images that move around the world are just of one kind of person.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Images of the hotel crop up repeatedly in his paintings, sometimes plagued by bats or monsters.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not exactly a happy quotation over a nature background like some of the images floating around in the blogosphere!
He brought forward reasons for the worship of images, which the Christian worshippers of images subsequently adopted.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
And these images naturally are of the men with whom I have dealt.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey
In the midst of these immortal five hundred images is that of "Marco Polo," who visited here in the twelfth century.My Trip Around the World|Eleonora Hunt
To the Iliad, subsequent ages have turned with one accord for images of heroism, traits of nature, grandeur of character.
And if he has done so he will find such comparisons and images the most distinct and the most intelligible.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
- (of a point) the value of a function, f(x), corresponding to the point x
- the range of a function
Word Origin for image
c.1200, "piece of statuary; artificial representation that looks like a person or thing," from Old French image "image, likeness; figure, drawing, portrait; reflection; statue," earlier imagene (11c.), from Latin imaginem (nominative imago) "copy, statue, picture," figuratively "idea, appearance," from stem of imitari "to copy, imitate" (see imitation).
Meaning "reflection in a mirror" is early 14c. The mental sense was in Latin, and appears in English late 14c. Sense of "public impression" is attested in isolated cases from 1908 but not in common use until its rise in the jargon of advertising and public relations, c.1958.
late 14c., "to form a mental picture," from Old French imagier, from image (see image (n.)). Related: Imaged; imaging.
see spitting image.