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portrait 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈpôrtrət/,/-ˌtrāt/,
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portraits, plural;
  1. A painting, drawing, photograph, or engraving of a person, esp. one depicting only the face or head and shoulders

  2. A representation or impression of someone or something in language or on film
    • - the writer builds up a full and fascinating portrait of a community
  3. (of a page, book, or illustration, or the manner in which it is set or printed) Higher than it is wide
    • - you can print landscape and portrait pages in the same document

  1. portrayal: a word picture of a person's appearance and character
  2. any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits"
  3. A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. ...
  4. Portrait is the title of a recording by American folk music artist Doc Watson, released in 1987.
  5. Portrait is an early (1968) compilation album manufactured for the European market containing most of Glen Campbell's Country hits up to that point plus some album and single tracks.
  6. Portrait are an American R&B vocal quartet, consisting of members Michael Angelo Saulsberry, Irving Washington III hails from Providence,R.I. Eric Kirkland and Philip Johnson.
  7. In the Harry Potter series created by J. K. Rowling, magic is depicted as a natural force that can be used to override the usual laws of nature. ...
  8. In literature, the term portrait refers to a written description or analysis of a person or thing. A written portrait often gives deep insight, and offers an analysis that goes far beyond the superficial. ...
  9. A painting or other picture of a person, especially the head and shoulders; An accurate depiction of a mood; a print mode or selection specifying the rectangle to be printed on having the vertical sides longer than the horizontal sides
  10. (Portraits) As you walk around the Main Building and Library, you may wonder why so many dour-faced seventeenth-century men stare down at you from on high. They are not put there to intimidate you, but to inspire you to stand firm for intellectual and religious freedom. ...
  11. (Portraits) Hoffmann & Campe, Hamburg 1977
  12. An art design in which the height is greater than the width. (Opposite of Landscape.)
  13. Portrait refers to pictures of people, especially photographic portraits. Depending on how much of the subject is in the composition, there are long, medium and close up shots.
  14. An upright, oblong artwork or photograph where vertical dimension is greater than the horizontal.
  15. A work of art that represents a specific person, a group of people or an animal.
  16. a painting, photograph, or other artistic representation of a person.
  17. Where a document is oriented so the long edges are on either side. As opposed to landscape
  18. To dream of gazing upon the portrait of some beautiful person, denotes that, while you enjoy pleasure, you can but feel the disquieting and treacherousness of such joys. Your general affairs will suffer loss after dreaming of portraits. See Pictures, Photographs, and Paintings.
  19. A page that is taller than it is wide.
  20. orientation of a drawing in which the longest dimension is vertical.
  21. The orientation of the page so that the short edge is along the bottom. Sometimes referred to as vertical. The opposite of landscape.
  22. (Definition taken from Wikipedia) Portrait mode and landscape mode refer to the orientation of text (and pictures) on a printed page. (The paper must be a rectangle, however in practice square sheets are hardly ever used. ...
  23. An image or page that is vertically oriented, as opposed to landscape, which is horizontally oriented.
  24. subject matter category in which the main purpose of the art work is to communicate a likeness of an individual or group of individuals.
  25. a two- or three-dimensional representation of a person (or group), concerned mainly with faithful recording of physiognomy, identifying its subject(s) as unique historical individual(s).