Definition of Depiction

1. Noun. A graphic or vivid verbal description. "The pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"




2. Noun. A representation by picture or portraiture.
Exact synonyms: Depicting, Portrayal, Portraying
Generic synonyms: Representational Process
Specialized synonyms: Mirror
Derivative terms: Depict, Depict, Depict, Portray, Portray, Portray

3. Noun. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects.
Exact synonyms: Delineation, Limning, Line Drawing
Specialized synonyms: Animalization
Generic synonyms: Drawing
Derivative terms: Delineate, Delineate, Delineate

4. Noun. Representation by drawing or painting etc.
Exact synonyms: Delineation, Portrayal
Generic synonyms: Pictorial Representation, Picturing
Specialized synonyms: Portraiture
Derivative terms: Delineate, Delineate, Delineate, Depict, Portray

Definition of Depiction

1. n. A painting or depicting; a representation.

Definition of Depiction

1. Noun. a lifelike image of something, either verbal or visual ¹

2. Noun. a drawing or painting ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depiction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depiction

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Literary usage of Depiction

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1. Graphical Methods by Carl Runge (1912)
"depiction of One Plane on Another Plane,—Let us now consider two quantities x and y each ... Let us call this a depiction of the uv plane on the xy plane. ..."

2. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Some general traits: use of the supernatural and depiction of villainy; motives drawn from law; attitude to theological matters; portraiture of Highlanders. ..."

3. The Media and the Rwanda Genocide by Allan Thompson (2007)
"Cheadle's remarks indicate a problem relating to the filmic, and often fictionalized, depiction of genocides generally. Whether in Rwanda in the 1990s, ..."

4. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"... punne auxotroph Selection for tetracycline resistance Selection for purine prototrophy FIGURE 2-2 Schematic depiction of the first strategies to select ..."

5. Infinitesimal Analysis by William Benjamin Smith (1898)
"The geometric depiction of such a relation is in general a surface. We may, in fact, assign any pair of arbitrary values to x and y, that is, we may choose ..."

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