picturing

Definitions of picturing
  1. noun
    visual representation as by photography or painting
    synonyms: pictorial representation
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    delineation, depiction, portrayal
    representation by drawing or painting etc
    imaging, tomography
    (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
    photography, picture taking
    the act of taking and printing photographs
    portraiture
    the activity of making portraits
    X-radiation, X-raying
    obtaining images by the use of X rays
    echography, sonography, ultrasonography, ultrasound
    using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs
    PET, positron emission tomography
    using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
    MRI, magnetic resonance imaging
    the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
    radiology, radioscopy
    (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
    radiography
    photography that uses other kinds of radiation than visible light
    xerography
    forming an image by the action of light on a specially coated charged plate; the latent image is developed with powders that adhere only to electrically charged areas
    telephotography
    photography using a telephoto lens
    exposure
    the act of exposing film to light
    cinematography, filming, motion-picture photography
    the act of making a film
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    representation
    an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
  2. noun
    visual imagery
    synonyms: envisioning
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    imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery
    the ability to form mental images of things or events
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