pictorial definition

  • adjective:
    • Relating to, characterized by, or consists of pictures.
    • Represented just as if in an image: pictorial prose.
    • Illustrated by pictures: a pictorial record.
    • of, concerning, consists of, or illustrated by images
    • explained or elsewhere represented as if in a photo; visual or vivid
    • stylistically just like a painting, particularly after graphic conventions (of a photograph) – see pictorialism
    • Of or pertaining to photographs; illustrated by photos; forming photos; representing with the clearness of an image
    • evoking lifelike photos in the brain
    • pertaining to or consisting of pictures
  • noun:
    • An illustrated periodical.
    • a newspaper or magazine with several images, or part thereof
    • a write-up mostly featuring numerous photographs, or simply just an accumulation pictures
    • a stamp featuring a vignette of neighborhood surroundings or tradition.
    • A pictorially illustrated periodical.
    • a periodical (magazine or newsprint) containing numerous photos
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to pictures and/or creating of these; associated with painting, attracting, etc.: as, the pictorial art.
    • Expressed or portrayed in photos; of this nature of a picture or of photos; comprising photographs or of pictured signs: since, pictorial illustrations; graphic writing.
    • Illustrated by or containing photographs or drawings: as, graphic journals; a pictorial record.

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