Associations to the word «Picture»

Pictures for the word «Picture»


PICTURE, noun. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.
PICTURE, noun. An image; a representation as in the imagination.
PICTURE, noun. A painting.
PICTURE, noun. A photograph.
PICTURE, noun. (informal) A motion picture.
PICTURE, noun. (dated) (informal) ("the pictures") Cinema (as a form of entertainment).
PICTURE, noun. A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).
PICTURE, noun. The art of painting; representation by painting.
PICTURE, noun. A figure; a model.
PICTURE, noun. Situation.
PICTURE, verb. (transitive) To represent in or with a picture.
PICTURE, verb. (transitive) To imagine or envision.
PICTURE, verb. (transitive) To depict.
PICTURE BOOK, noun. A book for young children in which the narrative is accompanied by illustrations.
PICTURE BOOKS, noun. Plural of picture book
PICTURE BOX, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A user interface control for displaying an image.
PICTURE BRIDE, noun. (early 20th century Japanese immigrants in the US) A bride chosen solely on the basis of a photograph provided by an intermediary
PICTURE CARD, noun. A flash memory card for a digital camera.
PICTURE CARD, noun. A playing card which has a picture on it (usually Jack, Queen or King (coat card), but sometimes including Ace or Joker).
PICTURE CARD, noun. A trade card.
PICTURE DICTIONARIES, noun. Plural of picture dictionary
PICTURE DICTIONARY, noun. A dictionary that includes pictures to help identify things.
PICTURE FRAMING, noun. (now rare) The materials needed to construct a picture frame.
PICTURE FRAMING, noun. The act of setting a painting, photograph etc. in a frame.
PICTURE FRAMING, noun. (roofing) A square or rectangular pattern of ridges in a roof membrane or covering over insulation or deck joints.
PICTURE MESSAGE, noun. An image used to convey an idea or concept
PICTURE MESSAGE, noun. An image that is transmitted electronically, especially between mobile phones
PICTURE MESSAGING, noun. The transmission of picture messages between mobile phones
PICTURE MOLDING, noun. (finish carpentry) (interior decorating) A horizontal molding attached to a wall intended to facilitate the hanging of decorative objects.
PICTURE PALACE, noun. (UK) (dated) (historical) An elaborately decorated motion picture theater, principally constructed from 1910 to 1950.
PICTURE PAPER, noun. (dated) comic book
PICTURE PERFECT, adjective. Alternative form of picture-perfect
PICTURE PLANE, noun. In art, the imaginary plane correspondent with the physical surface of a drawing, painting or print.
PICTURE RAIL, noun. A moulding applied to or recessed into the surface of a wall, and used to suspend hooks and cables attached to paintings, framed art or mirrors. The moulding is usually continuous around the room.
PICTURE RAILS, noun. Plural of picture rail
PICTURE ROD, noun. A rod or metal tube fixed to the wall of a room, used for hanging pictures.
PICTURE RODS, noun. Plural of picture rod
PICTURE SORTS, noun. (advertising) a research tool used to deconstruct the audience’s visual experience of a television commercial.
PICTURE SORTS, noun. (advertising) a research tool used to diagnose different strengths and weaknesses of the commercial via flow of attention, flow of emotion, and flow of meaning.
PICTURE WINDOW, noun. A large fixed window in a wall, with few or no glazing bars, providing an unimpeded view.

Dictionary definition

PICTURE, noun. A visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them".
PICTURE, noun. Graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre".
PICTURE, noun. A clear and telling mental image; "he described his mental picture of his assailant"; "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"; "the events left a permanent impression in his mind".
PICTURE, noun. A situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century".
PICTURE, noun. Illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; "the dictionary had many pictures".
PICTURE, noun. A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location".
PICTURE, noun. The visible part of a television transmission; "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone".
PICTURE, noun. A graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters".
PICTURE, noun. A typical example of some state or quality; "the very picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair".
PICTURE, noun. A representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material.
PICTURE, verb. Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy".
PICTURE, verb. Show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle