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3 definitions found
 for pictorial
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pictorial \Pic*to"ri*al\, a. [L. pictorius, fr. pictor a
     painter, fr. pingere to paint. See Paint.]
     Of or pertaining to pictures; illustrated by pictures;
     forming pictures; representing with the clearness of a
     picture; as, a pictorial dictionary; a pictorial imagination.
     "Pictorial rhetoric." --Ruskin. -- Pic*to"ri*al*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster] Pictoric

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pictorial
      adj 1: pertaining to or consisting of pictures; "pictorial
             perspective"; "pictorial records" [syn: pictorial,
             pictural]
      2: evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry
         and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike
         portrait"; "a vivid description" [syn: graphic, lifelike,
         pictorial, vivid]
      n 1: a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many
           pictures

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "pictorial":
     annual, apish, bimonthly, biweekly, clear, daily, daybook,
     delineatory, depictive, diary, echoic, embodying, ephemeris,
     explicit, expressive, figurative, fortnightly, freehand, gazette,
     graphic, ideographic, illustrational, illustrative, imitative,
     incarnating, journal, limning, lucid, magazine, mimetic, mimish,
     monochrome, monthly, newsmagazine, onomatopoeic, organ, painty,
     pastose, periodical, personifying, photographic, pictographic,
     picturable, pictural, picturesque, plain, polychrome, portraying,
     quarterly, representational, representative, representing, review,
     scenographic, scumbled, serial, simulative, slick magazine,
     striking, symbolizing, telling, trade magazine, typifying, vivid,
     weekly, yearbook
  
  

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