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A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior:
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  1. A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior:
  2. Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.
  3. A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale.
A picture unrolled before the spectator in such a way as to give the impression of a continuous view
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  1. A picture unrolled before the spectator in such a way as to give the impression of a continuous view
  2. A mental vision of a series of events.
  3. A picture or series of pictures of a landscape, historical event, etc., presented on a continuous surface encircling the spectator; cyclorama
A photograph.
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  1. A photograph.
  2. A prefix that means “light,” as in photoreceptor.
An elaborate drama, often staged outdoors, celebrating a historical event or presenting the history of a community
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  1. An elaborate drama, often staged outdoors, celebrating a historical event or presenting the history of a community
  2. A spectacular exhibition, elaborate parade, etc., as a procession with floats
  3. (Short for) Beauty pageant
(Obs.) A drawn, painted, or carved picture of something
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  1. (Obs.) A drawn, painted, or carved picture of something
  2. A dramatic representation of a character:
  3. A painting, drawing, engraving, or sculpture whose subject is an actual person; often, specif., one made from life
A description, account, or statement of facts, allegations, or arguments, esp. one intended to influence action, persuade hearers, make protest, etc.
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  1. A description, account, or statement of facts, allegations, or arguments, esp. one intended to influence action, persuade hearers, make protest, etc.
  2. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation.
  3. A likeness, image, picture, etc.
An image or picture made by photography
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  1. An image or picture made by photography
  2. An image, especially a positive print, recorded by exposing a photosensitive surface to light, especially in a camera.
  3. A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.
A hurried shot fired with little or no aim
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  1. A hurried shot fired with little or no aim
  2. A brief, often informal, explanation or summary
  3. An informal photograph, usually intended for private use, taken with a small camera
A full-size preliminary sketch of a design or picture to be copied in a fresco, tapestry, etc.
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  1. A full-size preliminary sketch of a design or picture to be copied in a fresco, tapestry, etc.
  2. A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it.
  3. A drawing, as in a newspaper, caricaturing or symbolizing, often satirically, some event, situation, or person of topical interest
The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media:
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  1. The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media:
  2. A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile:
  3. A figure of speech; esp., a metaphor or simile
A portrait, statue, or the like, esp. of a person; likeness; often, a crude representation of a despised person
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  1. A portrait, statue, or the like, esp. of a person; likeness; often, a crude representation of a despised person
  2. A likeness or image, especially of a person.
(Eastern Orthodox Ch.) An image or picture of Jesus, Mary, a saint, etc., venerated as sacred; specif., such an image painted on a wooden panel
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  1. (Eastern Orthodox Ch.) An image or picture of Jesus, Mary, a saint, etc., venerated as sacred; specif., such an image painted on a wooden panel
  2. (Computers) A picture on a screen that represents a specific file, directory, window, option, or program.
  3. An image; figure; representation
The figure of a person or animal, or an imagined or abstract form, carved in stone, wood, etc., modeled in a plastic substance, or cast in plaster, bronze, etc., esp. when done in the round rather than in relief
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  1. The figure of a person or animal, or an imagined or abstract form, carved in stone, wood, etc., modeled in a plastic substance, or cast in plaster, bronze, etc., esp. when done in the round rather than in relief
A small statue.
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  1. A small statue.
  2. A small statue, usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like.
A design or pattern, as in a textile:
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  1. A design or pattern, as in a textile:
  2. (Rhetoric) figure of speech
  3. The shape or form of a human body:
A close or personal view or interpretation
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  1. A close or personal view or interpretation
  2. A photograph or a film or TV shot taken at very close range or with a telephoto lens
  3. A photograph or a movie shot in which the subject is tightly framed and shown at a relatively large scale.
The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
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  1. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  2. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  3. A picture, design, diagram, etc. used to decorate or explain something
A print made from an engraved plate or block.
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  1. A print made from an engraved plate or block.
  2. The act, process, or art of one who engraves
  3. The practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface, by cutting grooves into it.
The art or act of one who etches
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  1. The art or act of one who etches
  2. A print made from an etched surface
  3. The art of preparing etched plates, especially metal plates, from which designs and pictures are printed.
A print made from a woodcut.
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  1. A print made from a woodcut.
  2. A block of wood on whose surface a design for printing is engraved along the grain.
  3. A print or a method of printmaking from an engraved block of wood.
The style in which a thing is cut; fashion; form
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  1. The style in which a thing is cut; fashion; form
  2. A movie at a given stage in its editing:
  3. (Sports) The remainder of contestants in a competition, especially in golf, after some have been eliminated:
A summary of a text or subject, usually presented in headings and subheadings.
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  1. A summary of a text or subject, usually presented in headings and subheadings.
  2. A sketch showing only the contours of an object without use of shading
  3. (Film industry) A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.
A drawing representing current public figures or issues symbolically and often satirically:
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  1. A drawing representing current public figures or issues symbolically and often satirically:
  2. A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it.
  3. A drawing, as in a newspaper, caricaturing or symbolizing, often satirically, some event, situation, or person of topical interest
A three-dimensional image of an object created by holography.
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  1. A three-dimensional image of an object created by holography.
  2. A three-dimensional image of an object made by holography.
  3. A three-dimensional image created from, or containing the record of, an interference pattern produced by means of holography
(Sports) A system by which a league, as of professional teams, allots to each team the right to contract specified individuals in a group of players, esp. new players, usually by giving each team a turn to select one player until each roster is full
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  1. (Sports) A system by which a league, as of professional teams, allots to each team the right to contract specified individuals in a group of players, esp. new players, usually by giving each team a turn to select one player until each roster is full
  2. The demand made by a political party for a person to accept, sometimes reluctantly, a candidacy
  3. A written order for the payment of a specified sum of money to a certain individual or to the bearer (for example, a check). A draft may involve three parties: the drawer, who writes or creates it, the drawee, who has custody of the funds to be paid (for example, a bank), and the payee, who will receive the funds. A written order for the payment of a specified sum of money to a certain individual or to the bearer (for example, a check). A draft may involve three parties: the drawer, who writes or creates it, the drawee, who has custody of the funds to be paid (for example, a bank), and the payee, who will receive the funds.
Ground coloring matter mixed with gum and formed into a crayon
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  1. Ground coloring matter mixed with gum and formed into a crayon
  2. A picture or sketch drawn with this type of crayon.
  3. A drawing medium of dried paste made of ground pigments and a water-based binder that is manufactured in crayon form.
A painting done in transparent watercolors.
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  1. A painting done in transparent watercolors.
  2. A kind of painting in transparent watercolors
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  1. One who posts a message.
  2. A picture of a celebrity, an event etc., intended to be attached to a wall.
  3. An artistic work, often a reproduction of an original painting or photograph, printed on a large sheet of paper.
A written character that represents a vowel, consonant, syllable, word, or other expression and that cannot be further analyzed.
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  1. A written character that represents a vowel, consonant, syllable, word, or other expression and that cannot be further analyzed.
  2. A diagram, as a curve, broken line, or series of bars, representing various kinds of quantitative information and relationships, such as the successive changes in a variable quantity or quantities
  3. A diagram displaying data; in particular one showing the relationship between two or more quantities, measurements or indicative numbers that may or may not have a specific mathematical formula relating them to each other.
Any of various substances having the consistency of oil
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  1. Any of various substances having the consistency of oil
  2. A painting done in oil paint.
  3. Any of numerous mineral, vegetable, or synthetic substances or animal or vegetable fats that are generally slippery, combustible, viscous, liquid or liquefiable at room temperatures, soluble in various organic solvents such as ether but not in water, and used in a great variety of products, especially lubricants and fuels.
An engraving or print so produced
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  1. An engraving or print so produced
  2. A form of intaglio etching in which a metal plate is roughened evenly and then smoothed to bring out an image
  3. An etching or print made using this method
A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
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  1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
  2. A map, esp. one prepared for use in marine or air navigation
  3. A group of facts about something, set up in the form of a diagram, table, graph, etc.
A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
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  1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
  2. A drawing or other representation, usually on a flat surface, of all or part of the earth's surface, ordinarily showing countries, bodies of water, cities, mountains, etc.
  3. (Mathematics) The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
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  1. A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
  2. A secret, usually evil, project or scheme; conspiracy
  3. A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose:
The body of law that is concerned with how businesses uniquely differentiate their products.
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  1. The body of law that is concerned with how businesses uniquely differentiate their products.
  2. (Informal) A distinctive feature or characteristic that serves to identify the maker or originator
  3. A name, symbol, or other device used to identify and promote a product or service, especially an officially registered name or symbol that is thereby protected against use by others.
The process or art of making such pictures or designs.
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  1. The process or art of making such pictures or designs.
  2. A picture or decorative design made by setting small colored pieces, as of stone or tile, into a surface.
  3. Any of various viral diseases of plants, resulting in light and dark areas in the leaves, which often become shriveled and dwarfed.
A print produced with this process.
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  1. A print produced with this process.
  2. A type of paper-based reproduction process producing white-on-blue images, used primarily for technical and architecture's drawings, now largely replaced by other technologies.
  3. (Architecture, engineering, by extension) A detailed technical drawing (now often in some electronically storable and transmissible form).
Something felt to resemble a richly and complexly designed cloth:
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  1. Something felt to resemble a richly and complexly designed cloth:
  2. A cloth embroidered with designs or scenes, especially one made in the Middle Ages.
  3. A heavy cloth woven with rich, often varicolored designs or scenes, usually hung on walls for decoration and sometimes used to cover furniture.
A public notice or announcement, usually paid for, as of things for sale, needs, etc.
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  1. A public notice or announcement, usually paid for, as of things for sale, needs, etc.
  2. A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
  3. (Marketing) A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.
An etching or print made using this method.
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  1. An etching or print made using this method.
  2. A process of etching capable of producing several tones by varying the etching time of different areas of a copper plate so that the resulting print resembles the flat tints of an ink or wash drawing.
  3. A process by which spaces rather than lines are etched with acid, producing tones that give the effect of a wash drawing or watercolor
An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document.
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  1. An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document.
  2. The transmission and reproduction of graphic matter by electrical means, as by radio or wire
Images or special effects created through animation.
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  1. Images or special effects created through animation.
  2. The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.
  3. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
The record of a recording instrument, in the form of a traced line
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  1. The record of a recording instrument, in the form of a traced line
  2. A record in the form of a graph made by a device such as a seismograph.
  3. The process of finding something that is lost by studying evidence.
An image or picture made by photography
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  1. An image or picture made by photography
  2. A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.
  3. An image, especially a positive print, recorded by exposing a photosensitive surface to light, especially in a camera.
A print made by lithography
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  1. A print made by lithography
  2. A print produced by lithography.
  3. A printed image produced by lithography; an image produced by etching the image onto a flat surface, then copying the etched surface by applying ink (the equivalent) to it and pressing another material against it.
The process of reproducing graphic material by transferring the image photographically to a plate or another surface, which is then etched for printing.
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  1. The process of reproducing graphic material by transferring the image photographically to a plate or another surface, which is then etched for printing.
  2. (Uncountable) A process of transferring a photographic image onto a plate which is then etched and printed
  3. (Countable) A plate or reproduction made using this process
A printing process employing a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced.
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  1. A printing process employing a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced.
  2. A print made by this process.
  3. (Countable) An image produced by this process.
(Music) Half the interval between two notes on a scale.
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  1. (Music) Half the interval between two notes on a scale.
  2. (Printing) A picture made by using the process of half-toning.
  3. A picture in which the gradations of light are obtained by the relative darkness and density of tiny dots produced by photographing the subject through a fine screen.
A printing process using photogravure cylinders on a rotary press
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  1. A printing process using photogravure cylinders on a rotary press
  2. An intaglio printing process in which letters and pictures are transferred from an etched copper cylinder to a web of paper, plastic, or similar material in a rotary press.
  3. Printed material, such as a newspaper section, produced by this process.
Printed state or form:
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  1. Printed state or form:
  2. A fabric or garment with a dyed pattern that has been pressed onto it, usually by engraved rollers.
  3. Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer:
An advertisement
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  1. An advertisement
  2. Abbreviation of adaptation.
  3. (Also spelt ad) Abbreviation of advertisement.
Photographs
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  1. Photographs
  2. Motion pictures; movies
  3. (Informal) Plural form of pic in the sense of "picture".
An apparatus for distilling liquids, such as alcohols, consisting of a vessel in which the substance is vaporized by heat and a cooling device in which the vapor is condensed.
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  1. An apparatus for distilling liquids, such as alcohols, consisting of a vessel in which the substance is vaporized by heat and a cooling device in which the vapor is condensed.
  2. A still photograph, especially one taken from a scene of a movie and used for promotional purposes.
  3. (Film) A still photograph
(Radio, TV) A paid advertisement
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  1. (Radio, TV) A paid advertisement
  2. An advertisement in audio or video form.
  3. An advertisement in a common media format, usually radio or television.
(Film, uncountable) Film or movies as a group.
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  1. (Film, uncountable) Film or movies as a group.
  2. A movie theater.
  3. (Countable) A film.
Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
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  1. Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
  2. A sheet or roll of a flexible cellulose material coated with an emulsion sensitive to light and used to capture an image for a photograph or film
  3. A thin covering or coating:
A usually short, animated movie or television program.
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  1. A usually short, animated movie or television program.
  2. Animated cartoon
  3. An animated character in a movie or television program.
  1. The act of delineating; depiction
  2. (Art) An image of the outline of an object
  3. A graphic verbal description
  1. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.
  2. A representation or description:
  3. A portrait; description; representation
The gist or significance:
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  1. The gist or significance:
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
(Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
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  1. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
  2. Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion:
  3. (Countable) Opinion, judgement or outlook.
A plan or written description of this
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  1. A plan or written description of this
  2. An administrative agency charged with the responsibility of surveying:
  3. A document reporting the results of a survey.
To make a sketch of; outline.
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  1. To make a sketch of; outline.
  2. To draw quickly or in outline
  3. To give a brief description of; outline
To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
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  1. To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
  2. To establish the position of (a border):
  3. To trace the outline of; sketch out
To describe or depict in a certain way:
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  1. To describe or depict in a certain way:
  2. To describe or represent in words:
  3. To represent dramatically, as on the stage:
To depict or represent pictorially; make a picture of:
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  1. To depict or represent pictorially; make a picture of:
  2. To adorn with pictures.
  3. (Figuratively) To describe in words; to convey.
To cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; esp., to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.)
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  1. To cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; esp., to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.)
  2. To give rise to; produce:
  3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
To apprehend mentally; understand:
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  1. To apprehend mentally; understand:
  2. To be of the opinion that; think:
  3. To put in words; couch; express
A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
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  1. A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
  2. One that closely resembles another; a duplicate.
  3. An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations:
An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
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  1. An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
  2. One that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original.
  3. A counterpart or double
One that closely or exactly resembles another:
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  1. One that closely or exactly resembles another:
  2. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
  3. A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile:
A dramatic representation of a character:
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  1. A dramatic representation of a character:
  2. The orientation of a page such that the longer side runs from top to bottom.
  3. A painting, drawing, engraving, or sculpture whose subject is an actual person; often, specif., one made from life
(Informal) A perfect likeness or exact image
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  1. (Informal) A perfect likeness or exact image
  2. A perfect likeness or counterpart.
A person or thing that rings a bell, chime, etc.
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  1. A person or thing that rings a bell, chime, etc.
  2. (Slang) A horse, player, etc. fraudulently entered, or substituted for another, in a competition
  3. (Slang) One who bears a striking resemblance to another:
To cause an offspring to begin life
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  1. To cause an offspring to begin life
  2. To be of the opinion that; think:
  3. To hold as one's conviction or opinion; think; imagine
To conceive an image or a picture of, especially as a future possibility:
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  1. To conceive an image or a picture of, especially as a future possibility:
  2. To consider or regard in a certain way.
  3. To conceive or see something within one's mind. To imagine or envision.
To picture in the mind; imagine.
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  1. To picture in the mind; imagine.
  2. To imagine (something not yet in existence); picture in the mind
To believe something without being sure; suppose
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  1. To believe something without being sure; suppose
  2. To imagine or suppose:
  3. To take a romantic interest in (someone):
To indulge in fantasies
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  1. To indulge in fantasies
  2. To create or imagine in a fantasy; have daydreams about
  3. (Intransitive, usually with about) To indulge in fantasy; to imagine things only possible in fantasy.
To transmit (an exact replica of the contents of a storage device) to another storage device:
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  1. To transmit (an exact replica of the contents of a storage device) to another storage device:
  2. To picture mentally; imagine or visualize:
  3. To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture:
To use the imagination
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  1. To use the imagination
  2. To have a notion of or about without adequate foundation; fancy or believe:
  3. To suppose; guess; think
To become aware of or apprehend:
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  1. To become aware of or apprehend:
  2. To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
  3. To visit for consultation:
To devise or evolve; invent:
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  1. To devise or evolve; invent:
  2. To use the mind in a certain way:
  3. To reason about or reflect on; ponder:
To picture in the mind; envision.
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  1. To picture in the mind; envision.
  2. To see in or as in a vision; imagine
To render visible, as in an image or representation:
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  1. To render visible, as in an image or representation:
  2. To form a mental image of; envisage:
  3. To engage in psychological visualization with regard to something such as pain or a body process.
To sketch or show the features of
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  1. To sketch or show the features of
  2. (Informal) To picture mentally; imagine:
  3. (Dial.) To look like; favor
To describe or characterize in words:
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  1. To describe or characterize in words:
  2. To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
  3. To show or contain a distinguishing characteristic of; distinguish:
To represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture
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  1. To represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture
  2. To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
  3. To picture in words; describe
To move through space in such a way as to represent or conform to (the outline of a given shape)
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  1. To move through space in such a way as to represent or conform to (the outline of a given shape)
  2. To tell or write about; give a detailed account of
  3. To trace the form or outline of:
To send by express
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  1. To send by express
  2. To show by sign; symbolize; signify
  3. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
To describe graphically, vividly, or with figures of speech
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  1. To describe graphically, vividly, or with figures of speech
  2. To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture:
  3. (Computers) To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device.
To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate:
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  1. To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate:
  2. To describe or depict by painting or drawing.
  3. To describe or portray in words.
(Figuratively) To describe in words; to convey.
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  1. (Figuratively) To describe in words; to convey.
  2. To describe or depict in a certain way:
  3. To represent dramatically, as on the stage:
To give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc.
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  1. To give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc.
  2. To perform or interpret by performance; recite (a poem), play (music), treat (a subject, as in painting), act out (a role)
  3. To express in other words; esp., to translate
To indicate or communicate by signs or symbols:
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  1. To indicate or communicate by signs or symbols:
  2. To describe or put forward (a person or thing) as an embodiment of a specified quality:
  3. To serve as a specimen, example, type, or instance of; exemplify or typify
To cause or allow to be seen; display:
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  1. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
  2. (Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
  3. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
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