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depiction


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depiction  \De*pic"tion\,  n.  [L.  depictio.] 
  A  painting  or  depicting;  a  representation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  depiction 
  n  1:  a  graphic  or  vivid  verbal  description;  "too  often  the 
  narrative  was  interrupted  by  long  word  pictures";  "the 
  author  gives  a  depressing  picture  of  life  in  Poland" 
  [syn:  {word  picture},  {word-painting},  {delineation},  {picture}, 
  {characterization}] 
  2:  a  representation  by  picture  or  portraiture  [syn:  {depicting}, 
  {portraying},  {portrayal}] 
  3:  a  drawing  of  the  outlines  of  forms  or  objects  [syn:  {delineation}, 
  {limning},  {line  drawing}] 
  4:  representation  by  drawing  or  painting  etc  [syn:  {delineation}, 
  {portrayal}] 




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