Noun Definition


1.Definition: (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

"A public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"

Related Noun(s):persona

Category: General

2.Definition: (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"

Related Noun(s):range

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):effigy, simulacrum

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a standard or typical example

"He is the prototype of good breeding", "He provided America with an image of the good father"

Related Noun(s):epitome, paradigm, prototype

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):icon, ikon, picture

Category: Objects

6.Definition: an iconic mental representation

"Her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"

Category: General

7.Definition: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Related Noun(s):figure, trope

Category: General

8.Definition: someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

"He could be Gingrich's double", "She's the very image of her mother"

Related Noun(s):double

Category: People

9.Definition: 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"

Category: General