picture

  • 1 Picture — Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Picture-LP — Picture Disc Hit the North der Gruppe The Fall in Form einer Dartscheibe Transp …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Picture LP — Picture Disc Hit the North der Gruppe The Fall in Form einer Dartscheibe Transp …

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  • 4 picture — [n1] illustration, likeness of something account, art, blueprint, canvas, cartoon, copy, delineation, depiction, description, doodle, double, draft, drawing, duplicate, effigy, engraving, figure, icon, image, impression, lookalike, outline,… …

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  • 5 picture — [pik′chər] n. [ME pycture < L pictura < pictus, pp. of pingere, to PAINT] 1. a) an image or likeness of an object, person, or scene produced on a flat surface, esp. by painting, drawing, or photography b) a printed reproduction of this 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 picture — ► NOUN 1) a painting, drawing, or photograph. 2) an image on a television screen. 3) a cinema film. 4) (the pictures) the cinema. 5) an impression formed from an account or description. 6) informal a state of being fully informed: in the picture …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Picture CD — is a product by Kodak, following on from the earlier Photo CD product. It holds photos from a single roll of color film, stored at 1024×1536 resolution using JPEG compression. The product is aimed at consumers. Software to view and perform simple …

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  • 8 Picture — Pic ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pictured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Picturing}.] To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind. I . . . do picture it in my mind. Spenser.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 picture — index characterize, conceive (comprehend), concept, contour (outline), delineate, depict, describe …

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  • 10 Picture — Picture,   [engl.], Bild …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 picture — vb *represent, depict, portray, delineate, limn Analogous words: describe, *relate, narrate, recount: *sketch, outline …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 picture — pic|ture1 W1S1 [ˈpıktʃə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(painting/drawing)¦ 2¦(photograph)¦ 3¦(television)¦ 4¦(description/idea)¦ 5¦(situation)¦ 6¦(mental image)¦ 7 put/keep somebody in the picture 8 get the picture 9 out of the picture …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 picture — I UK [ˈpɪktʃə(r)] / US [ˈpɪktʃər] noun Word forms picture : singular picture plural pictures *** Talking or writing about pictures: painting a picture that is made using paints drawing a picture that is made using a pen or pencils sketch a… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 picture — pic|ture1 [ pıktʃər ] noun *** 1. ) count a drawing, painting, or photograph: I noticed a picture on the dining room wall. a children s book with bright colorful pictures picture of: She showed me a picture of the house where she was born. a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 picture — [[t]pɪ̱ktʃə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ pictures, picturing, pictured 1) N COUNT A picture consists of lines and shapes which are drawn, painted, or printed on a surface and show a person, thing, or scene. A picture of Rory O Moore hangs in the dining room at… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 picture — 1 noun 1 IMAGE (C) a painting, drawing, or photograph: A picture of a waterfall hung on the wall. | Get the children to draw a picture of their dream house. | Gary got his picture in the papers. 2 SITUATION (singular) the general situation in a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 picture — I n. photograph 1) to snap, take a picture drawing, image, painting 2) to draw; paint; retouch a picture 3) to frame; hang a picture 4) (BE) an Identikit (T) picture 5) in a picture (did you see the animals in the picture?) 6) (misc.) as pretty… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 picture — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 painting/drawing/photograph ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, lovely, pretty, striking, stunning, wonderful ▪ blurred, blurry …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 picture — n. & v. n. 1 a (often attrib.) a painting, drawing, photograph, etc., esp. as a work of art (picture frame). b a portrait, esp. a photograph, of a person (does not like to have her picture taken). c a beautiful object (her hat is a picture). 2 a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 picture*/*/*/ — [ˈpɪktʃə] noun I 1) [C] a drawing, painting, or photograph I ll stand over here, and you can take the picture (= make a photograph with a camera).[/ex] a picture of the house where I was born[/ex] She asked children to draw pictures of their… …

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