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 for image
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Image \Im"age\ ([i^]m"[asl]j; 48), n. [F., fr. L. imago,
     imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate,
     and cf. Imagine.]
     1. An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person,
        thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise
        made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a
        copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance.
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              Even like a stony image, cold and numb. --Shak.
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              Whose is this image and superscription? --Matt.
                                                    xxii. 20.
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              This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna.
                                                    --Shak.
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              And God created man in his own image. --Gen. i. 27.
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     2. Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid;
        an idol. --Chaucer.
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              Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, . .
              . thou shalt not bow down thyself to them. --Ex. xx.
                                                    4, 5.
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     3. Show; appearance; cast.
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              The face of things a frightful image bears.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     4. A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn
        by the fancy; a conception; an idea.
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              Can we conceive
              Image of aught delightful, soft, or great? --Prior.
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     5. (Rhet.) A picture, example, or illustration, often taken
        from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject;
        usually, an extended metaphor. --Brande & C.
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     6. (Opt.) The figure or picture of any object formed at the
        focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the
        several points of the object symmetrically refracted or
        reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may
        be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the
        retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with
        an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the
        likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see
        one's image in a mirror.
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     Electrical image. See under Electrical.
  
     Image breaker, one who destroys images; an iconoclast.
  
     Image graver, Image maker, a sculptor.
  
     Image worship, the worship of images as symbols; iconolatry
        distinguished from idolatry; the worship of images
        themselves.
  
     Image Purkinje (Physics), the image of the retinal blood
        vessels projected in, not merely on, that membrane.
  
     Virtual image (Optics), a point or system of points, on one
        side of a mirror or lens, which, if it existed, would emit
        the system of rays which actually exists on the other side
        of the mirror or lens. --Clerk Maxwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Image \Im"age\ ([i^]m"[asl]j; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imaged
     ([i^]m"[asl]jd; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. Imaging.]
     1. To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake
        imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure. "Shrines
        of imaged saints." --J. Warton.
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     2. To represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of
        by the fancy or recollection; to imagine.
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              Condemn'd whole years in absence to deplore,
              And image charms he must behold no more. --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  image
      n 1: an iconic mental representation; "her imagination forced
           images upon her too awful to contemplate" [syn: image,
           mental image]
      2: (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to
         the world; "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
         [syn: persona, image]
      3: 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" [syn:
         picture, image, icon, ikon]
      4: a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good
         breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good
         father" [syn: prototype, paradigm, epitome, image]
      5: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense [syn:
         trope, figure of speech, figure, image]
      6: someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an
         actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very
         image of her mother" [syn: double, image, look-alike]
      7: (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for
         which a function is defined; "the image of f(x) = x^2 is the
         set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the
         function is the set of all real numbers" [syn: image,
         range, range of a function]
      8: the general impression that something (a person or
         organization or product) presents to the public; "although
         her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music
         and pageantry"; "the company tried to project an altruistic
         image"
      9: a representation of a person (especially in the form of
         sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the
         emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone" [syn: effigy,
         image, simulacrum]
      v 1: render visible, as by means of MRI
      2: 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" [syn: visualize, visualise, envision,
         project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  389 Moby Thesaurus words for "image":
     Doppelganger, Vorstellung, abstract, abstraction, adumbrate,
     affectation, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, allusion, ally,
     altarpiece, alter ego, analogon, analogue, angle, apparition,
     appearance, apprehension, archetypal pattern, archetype,
     artificiality, asiaticism, aspect, associate, badge, banner,
     black spot, block print, bloom, blooping, body forth, brother,
     call to mind, call up, cameo, cast, catalog, cataloging,
     certified copy, character, character sketch, characteristic,
     characterization, clone, close copy, close match, cognate, collage,
     color print, companion, complement, conceit, conceive, concept,
     conception, conceptualization, configuration, congenator, congener,
     conjure up, contemplate, coordinate, copy, corporealization,
     correlate, correlative, correspondent, counterfeit, counterpart,
     cyclorama, daub, dead ringer, definition, delineate, delineation,
     demonstrate, depict, depiction, describe, description, details,
     device, differentia, diptych, double, duplicate, earmark, ectype,
     effect, effigy, eidetic image, eidolon, embodiment, embody, engram,
     engraving, envisage, envisaging, envision, envisioning, epitome,
     equal, equivalent, essence, euphuism, evocation, exact likeness,
     exemplify, facade, facet, facsimile, fair copy, faithful copy,
     fake, false front, false image, false show, fancy, fantasy,
     fashion, father image, feature, feigned belief, fellow, fetish,
     figurative language, figurativeness, figure, figure of speech,
     flare, floridity, flourish, flower, flowery style, foreshadow,
     forgery, form, fresco, fringe area, front, gestalt, ghost, glass,
     granulation, graphic account, graven image, grid, guise, hallmark,
     hard shadow, hypocrisy, icon, idea, idiosyncrasy, idol, idolum,
     ikon, illumination, illustrate, illustration, imagery,
     imagery study, imagine, imaging, imagism, imagistic poetry, imago,
     imitation, impersonate, impression, incarnate, incarnation, index,
     indicant, indicator, insignia, insincerity, intellectual object,
     interpret, itemization, just see, keynote, kindred spirit,
     lifelike image, light, like, likeness, limn, limning, lineaments,
     living image, living picture, look, look upon, manner,
     manner of speaking, mannerism, mark, match, mate, materialization,
     measure, memory, memory trace, memory-trace, mental image,
     mental impression, mental picture, mental representation,
     mere show, metaphor, miniature, mirage, mirror, mirroring, model,
     montage, mosaic, mould, multiple image, mural, near duplicate,
     noise, nonliterality, nonliteralness, note, notion,
     objectification, objectify, observation, obverse, opinion,
     ornament, panorama, parallel, particularization, pasticcio,
     pastiche, peculiarity, pendant, perception, personate,
     personification, personify, phantasm, phantasma, phantasmagoria,
     phantom, phase, phasis, phasm, phenomenon, phony, photograph,
     picture, picture noise, picture shifts, picturing, poetic imagery,
     portrait, portraiture, portray, portrayal, prefigure, presence,
     pretense, pretension, pretypify, print, profile, project, property,
     prunes and prisms, public image, purple passage, put-on,
     putting on airs, rain, realize, recept, reciprocal, reference,
     reflect, reflection, regard, reification, render, rendering,
     rendition, replica, represent, representation, representative,
     reproduction, resemblance, respect, ringer, rolling, rubbing,
     scanning pattern, scintillation, sculpture, seal, second self, see,
     seeming, semblance, sentiment, shade, shading, shadow,
     shadow forth, sham, shape, show, side, sigil, sign, signal,
     signature, simile, similitude, simulacrum, sister, sketch, slant,
     snow, snowstorm, soul mate, speaking, specification, specter, spit,
     spit and image, spitting image, stained glass window, stamp,
     statue, stencil, still life, style, stylishness, such, suchlike,
     summon up, supposition, sure sign, symbol, symptom, tableau, tally,
     tapestry, telltale sign, the like of, the likes of, theory,
     thought, total effect, trace, tracing, trait, traumatic trace,
     triptych, trope, turn of expression, twin, twist, typical example,
     unconscious memory, unnaturalness, very image, very picture, view,
     viewpoint, vignette, vision, visual image, visualization,
     visualize, vivid description, waking dream, wall painting,
     way of speaking, wildest dream, wise, word painting, word-painting,
     wraith
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  image
  picture
  
     1.  Data representing a two-dimensional scene.
     A digital image is composed of pixels arranged in a
     rectangular array with a certain height and width.  Each pixel
     may consist of one or more bits of information, representing
     the brightness of the image at that point and possibly
     including colour information encoded as RGB triples.
  
     Images are usually taken from the real world via a digital
     camera, frame grabber, or scanner; or they may be
     generated by computer, e.g. by ray tracing software.
  
     See also image formats, image processing.
  
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     2.  The image (or range) of a function is the
     set of values obtained by applying the function to all
     elements of its domain.  So, if f : D -> C then the set f(D)
     = \{ f(d) | d in D \ is the image of D under f.  The image is
     a subset of C, the codomain.
  
     (2000-01-19)
  

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