An image that represents image files



  • An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.
  • A mental picture of something not real or not present.
  • A statue or idol.
  • A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (See disk image and image copy.)
  • A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is or wishes to be, perceived by others.
  • Something mapped to by a function.
  • The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.
  • A form of interference: a weaker "copy" of a strong signal that occurs at a different frequency.
  • Show; appearance; cast.



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  • From Middle English ymage, borrowed from Old French image, from Latin imāgō ("a copy, likeness, image"), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eym-; the same PIE root is the source of imitari; see imitate.

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