representational
adjective see representation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • representational — index descriptive, detailed, realistic, representative, vicarious (substitutional) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • representational — 1855, from REPRESENTATION (Cf. representation) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Specifically of visual arts from 1923 …   Etymology dictionary

  • representational — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or characterized by representation. 2) relating to art which depicts the physical appearance of things …   English terms dictionary

  • representational — [rep΄ri zen tā′shə nəl] adj. 1. of or characterized by representation 2. designating or of art that represents in recognizable form objects in nature representationally adv …   English World dictionary

  • representational — [[t]re̱prɪzente͟ɪʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED In a representational painting, the artist attempts to show things as they really are. [FORMAL] His painting went through both representational and abstract periods …   English dictionary

  • representational — /rep ri zen tay sheuh nl, zeuhn /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to representation. 2. representing or depicting an object in a recognizable manner: representational art. [1850 55; REPRESENTATION + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • representational — adj. Representational is used with these nouns: ↑art, ↑imagery, ↑painting …   Collocations dictionary

  • representational — rep|re|sen|ta|tion|al [ˌreprızenˈteıʃənəl] adj a representational painting or style of art shows things as they actually appear in real life = ↑figurative …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • representational — rep|re|sen|ta|tion|al [ ,reprızen teıʃənəl ] adjective 1. ) representational paintings and other works of art show things as they really are 2. ) relating to representation ╾ rep|re|sen|ta|tion|al|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • representational — adjective a representational painting or style of art shows things as they actually appear in real life compare abstract 1 (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • representational — UK [ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃ(ə)nəl] / US [ˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃənəl] adjective 1) art representational paintings and other works of art show things as they really are 2) relating to representation …   English dictionary

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