Pictorial Pic*to"ri*al, a. [L. pictorius, fr. pictor a painter, fr. pingere to paint. See {Paint}.] Of or pertaining to pictures; illustrated by pictures; forming pictures; representing with the clearness of a picture; as, a pictorial dictionary; a pictorial imagination. ``Pictorial rhetoric.'' --Ruskin. -- {Pic*to"ri*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • pictorially — pictorial ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or expressed in pictures; illustrated. ► NOUN ▪ a newspaper or periodical with pictures as a main feature. DERIVATIVES pictorially adverb. ORIGIN Latin pictorius, from pictor painter …   English terms dictionary

  • pictorially — adverb in a pictorial manner (Freq. 1) depth is established pictorially • Derived from adjective: ↑pictorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • pictorially — adverb see pictorial I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pictorially — See pictoriality. * * * …   Universalium

  • pictorially — adverb In a pictorial manner …   Wiktionary

  • pictorially — pɪktɔːrɪəlɪ adv. visually, graphically; through the use of pictures; photographically, by a photographic process …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pictorially — pic·to·ri·al·ly …   English syllables

  • pictorially — See: pictorial …   English dictionary

  • represent pictorially — index delineate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pictorial — pictorially, adv. pictorialness, n. /pik tawr ee euhl, tohr ee euhl/, adj. 1. pertaining to, expressed in, or of the nature of a picture. 2. illustrated by or containing pictures: a pictorial history. 3. of or pertaining to the art of painting… …   Universalium

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