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Noun
/ˈimij(ə)rē/,
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Visually descriptive or figurative language, esp. in a literary work,
  1. Visually descriptive or figurative language, esp. in a literary work
    • - Tennyson uses imagery to create a lyrical emotion
  2. Visual images collectively
    • - the impact of computer-generated imagery on contemporary art
  3. Visual symbolism
    • - the film's religious imagery

  1. imagination: the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination"
  2. Imagery was released on February 6, 1997 and is the first full length album by Neuraxis.
  3. Imagery is used in literature to refer to descriptive language that evokes sensory experience.
  4. The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects; imitation work; images in general, or en masse; Unreal show; imitation; appearance; The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms; Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions ...
  5. A technique in which the person focuses on positive images in his or her mind.
  6. Collectively, the representations of objects reproduced electronically or by optical means on film, electronic display devices, or other media (DOD JP 1997a).
  7. Visible representation of objects and (or) phenomena as sensed or detected by cameras, infrared and multispectral scanners, radar, and photometers. ...
  8. The situations, people, or emotions a singer pictures in his or her head while they sing, in order to achieve emotion and a good level of expression in their songs. Imagery may also be used to help a singer achieve better vocal technique.
  9. The ability to perceive images in the mind. These may be visual, auditory, tactile, etc.
  10. The use of pictures, description, or figures of speech such as SIMILES and METAPHORS to visualize a mood, idea or CHARACTER. Imagery may involve all the senses, but usually involves the sense of sight. ...
  11. the collection of images within a literary work. Used to evoke atmosphere, mood, tension. For example, images of crowded, steaming sidewalks flanking streets choked with lines of shimmering, smoking cars suggests oppressive heat and all the psychological tensions that go with it.
  12. special use of language in a way that evokes sense impressions (usually visual). Many poetic images function as mental pictures that give shape and appeal to something otherwise vague and abstract; for example, ‘yonder before us lie/Deserts of vast Eternity’. ...
  13. Using the power of the imagination of people to ignore the conscious mind, critical.
  14. A word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to one or more of the senses: sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell. The use of images serves to intensify the impact of the work. The following example of imagery in T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. ...
  15. the use of words and phrases that appeal to the five senses.  Writers use sensory details to help readers imagine how things look, feel, smell, sound, and taste.
  16. (DoDI 5040.6) A visual representation of a person, place or thing recorded and stored in any format on a physical medium.
  17. The products of image-forming instruments (analogous to photography). Used loosely, but acceptably, to refer to Landsat image data products.
  18. A common term of variable meaning, imagery includes the "mental pictures" that readers experience with a passage of literature. It signifies all the sensory perceptions referred to in a poem, whether by literal description, allusion, simile, or metaphor. ...
  19. the employment of images in a given passage of a literary work, a whole work or a group of works.
  20. A common way of collecting information associated with a coverage, by which the value of a continuous phenomenon is usually sampled at regular but discrete locations, i.e. pixels.
  21. M.L. Rossman. Healing Yourself: A Step-by-Step Program for Better Health Through Imagery. New York: Walker Publishing Company, Inc., 1987.
  22. Imagery is description that appeals to one or more of our five senses. See, for example, Will Ferguson's description of Sudbury's cliffs in "The Sudbury Syndrome": ". . . Sudbury's slag pile glaciers, the scorched tailings of the city's infamous nickel mines. ...
  23. Often taken as a synonym for figurative language, but the term may also refer to the 'mental pictures' which the reader experiences in his/her response to literary works or other texts: see, for example, the entry on 'Imagery' here, which explains that our other senses apart from sight may be ...
  24. Representation of objects as images through electronic and optical techniques. (imagerie)
  25. relies upon the patient's imagination to enhance or promote healing. The patient, often guided by a practitioner or tapes, involves all of the senses (imagining sights, sounds, tastes, smell and kinesthetic bodily sensations) to achieve specific health and life goals.