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im·ag·ing

 (ĭm′ĭ-jĭng)
n.
Visual representation of an object, such as a body part or celestial body, for the purpose of medical diagnosis or data collection, using any of a variety of techniques, such as ultrasonography or spectroscopy.

imaging

(ˈɪmɪdʒɪŋ)
n
1. (Electronics)
a. the process of forming or obtaining images by electronically tracing something such as sound waves, temperature, or chemicals, rather than by using light rays or ordinary photography
b. (as modifier): sophisticated imaging technology.
2.
a. the process of forming or obtaining images by electronically tracing something such as sound waves, temperature, or chemicals, rather than by using light rays or ordinary photography
b. (as modifier): sophisticated imaging technology.
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) computing
a. the process of creating images from documents or photographs
b. (as modifier): a printing and imaging business.
4. (Computer Science) computing
a. the process of creating images from documents or photographs
b. (as modifier): a printing and imaging business.

im•ag•ing

(ˈɪm ə dʒɪŋ)

n.
1. Psychol. a technique using mental images to control bodily processes and ease pain or to accomplish something one has visualized in advance.
2. the use of computerized axial tomography, sonography, or other techniques and instruments to obtain pictures of the interior of the body.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imaging - the ability to form mental images of things or eventsimaging - the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination"
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
mind's eye - the imaging of remembered or invented scenes; "I could see her clearly in my mind's eye"
vision - a vivid mental image; "he had a vision of his own death"
envisioning, picturing - visual imagery
dream, dreaming - a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night"
chimaera, chimera - a grotesque product of the imagination
evocation - imaginative re-creation
make-believe, pretense, pretence - imaginative intellectual play
2.imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the bodyimaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
pictorial representation, picturing - visual representation as by photography or painting
X-raying, X-radiation - obtaining images by the use of X rays
echography, sonography, ultrasonography, ultrasound - using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs
positron emission tomography, PET - using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
magnetic resonance imaging, MRI - the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
radioscopy, radiology - (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations
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imaging

[ˈɪmɪdʒɪŋ] N thermal imagingrepresentación f óptica por cámara térmica
magnetic resonance imagingrepresentación f óptica por resonancia magnética

imaging

n (Comput) → Imaging nt

im·ag·ing

n. creación de imágenes.

imaging

adj imagenológico; n imaginología, uso de técnicas radiológicas para obtener imágenes del interior del cuerpo; diagnostic — diagnóstico por imagen or imágenes; — study estudio radiológico or imagenológico, estudio por imagen or imágenes, prueba de imagen; magnetic resonance — (MRI) (technique) imagen or imágenes por resonancia magnética (IRM); (individual study) resonancia magnética, IRM f; an MRI of the brain.. una resonancia magnética del cerebro..una IRM del cerebro; open MRI resonancia magnética abierta
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The introduction of cell phones with truly camera-like features, starting with but not limited to megapixel resolution, is expected to drive profound changes in user behaviors, and therefore in the competitive landscape for imaging products and services.