Image vs. Facsimile

Image vs. Facsimile — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Image and Facsimile

Imagenoun

A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.

Facsimilenoun

An exact copy or reproduction, as of a document.

Imagenoun

A sculptured likeness.

Facsimilenoun

See fax.

Imagenoun

(Physics) An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.

Facsimileadjective

Of or used to produce exact reproductions, as of documents.

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Imagenoun

One that closely or exactly resembles another

He is the image of his uncle.

Facsimileadjective

Exactly reproduced; duplicate.

Imagenoun

Likeness; semblance

Genesis says that man was made in the image of God.

Facsimilenoun

A copy or reproduction.

Imagenoun

The opinion or concept of something that is held by the public

the public's image of business leaders as greedy.

Facsimilenoun

A fax, a machine for making and sending copies of printed material and images via radio or telephone network.

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Imagenoun

The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media

an actor who tried to convey an image of refined beauty.

Facsimilenoun

The image sent by the machine itself.

Imagenoun

A typical example or embodiment

That child is the image of good health.

Facsimileverb

(transitive) To send via a facsimile machine; to fax.

Imagenoun

A mental picture of something not real or present

Our image of the cottage did not conform with reality.

Facsimileverb

(transitive) To make a copy of; to reproduce.

Imagenoun

A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile

The poem uses the image of a barren tree to convey feelings of desolation.

Facsimilenoun

an exact copy or reproduction

Imagenoun

(Mathematics) A set of values of a function corresponding to a particular subset of a domain.

Facsimilenoun

duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio

Imagenoun

(Computers) An exact replica of the contents of a storage device, such as a hard disk, stored on a second storage device, such as a network server.

Facsimileverb

send something via a facsimile machine;

Can you fax me the report right away?

Imagenoun

(Obsolete) An apparition.

Imageverb

To make or produce a likeness of

imaged the poet in bronze.

Imageverb

To mirror or reflect

a statue imaged in the water.

Imageverb

To make a visual representation of (an object) using remote scanning or technology such as magnetic resonance imaging

imaged the diseased kidneys.imaged the surface of Mars.

Imageverb

To symbolize or typify

a kneeling woman imaging the nation's grief.

Imageverb

To picture mentally; imagine or visualize

imaged each dive before doing it.

Imageverb

To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture

The passage images what it's like to grow up poor.

Imageverb

To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device.

Imageverb

To transmit (an exact replica of the contents of a storage device) to another storage device

imaged the hard drive to the server.

Imagenoun

An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.

The Bible forbids the worship of graven images.

Imagenoun

A mental picture of something not real or not present.

Imagenoun

A statue or idol.

Imagenoun

(computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (See disk image, executable image and image copy.)

Most game console emulators do not come with any ROM images for copyright reasons.

Imagenoun

A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.

Imagenoun

(mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.

The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.

Imagenoun

(mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.

The image of this step function is the set of integers.

Imagenoun

(obsolete) Show; appearance; cast.

Imageverb

(transitive) To represent by an image or symbol; to portray.

Imageverb

(transitive) To reflect, mirror.

Imageverb

(transitive) To create an image of.

Imageverb

To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.

Imagenoun

an iconic mental representation;

her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate

Imagenoun

a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface;

they showed us the pictures of their weddinga movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Imagenoun

(Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world;

a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

Imagenoun

a standard or typical example;

he is the prototype of good breedinghe provided America with an image of the good father

Imagenoun

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Imagenoun

someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor);

he could be Gingrich's doubleshe's the very image of her mother

Imagenoun

a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture);

the coin bears an effigy of Lincolnthe emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

Imageverb

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;

I can't see him on horseback!I can see what will happenI can see a risk in this strategy