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Definizione monolingua e traduzione picture



Inglese grammatica

picture


Verb

picture (third-person singular simple present pictures, present participle picturing, simple past and past participle pictured)


  1. (transitive) To represent in or with a picture.
    • 1966, Margaret Naumburg, Dynamically oriented art therapy, page 154:
      What is striking about the self portrait is that the patient had pictured herself as a much younger woman
    • 1962, Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, Pale Fire, page 130:
      while upon the shaded top of the box, drawn in perspective, the artist had pictured a plate with the beautifully executed, twin-lobed, brainlike, halved kernel of a walnut.
    • 1999, Lisa Gitelman, Scripts, grooves, and writing machines, page 107:
      Anyone ""skilled in the art"" could see from their language that Lemp and Wightman had not invented or patented the invention their draftsman had pictured.
  2. (transitive) To imagine or envision.
    • 1967, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, released on Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band,
      Picture yourself on a boat on a river / With tangerine trees and marmalade skies,
  3. (transitive) To depict.
    • 1985, Edmund Burke Feldman, Thinking about art‎, page 252:
      Drawing is picturing people, places, and things with line.
    • 1989, Jan Jelínek, The great art of the early Australians, page 490:
      Many rock paintings picture various species of fish.
    • 2004, Helen South, The everything drawing book, page 75:
      The sketch pictured here takes in the whole scene.
Noun

picture (plural pictures)


  1. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.
  2. An image; a representation as in the imagination.
    • 2007, The Workers Republic
      Prior to seeing him and meeting him, and hearing him speak, I had conjured up a picture of him in my mind, which actual contact with him proved to be an illusion. I had conceived of him...as being tall, commanding, and as the advance notices of him, a sliver-tongued orator. I found him, however, to be the opposite of my mental picture; short, squat, unpretentious...
  3. A painting.
    There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.
  4. A photograph.
    I took a picture of that church.
  5. (informal) A motion picture.
    Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.
  6. (dated, informal) (""the pictures"") Cinema (as a form of entertainment)
    Lets go to the pictures.
  7. A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).
    Shes the very picture of health.
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