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pic·to·ri·al

 (pĭk-tôr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Relating to, characterized by, or composed of pictures.
2. Represented as if in a picture: pictorial prose.
3. Illustrated by pictures: a pictorial history.
n.
An illustrated periodical.

[From Latin pictōrius, from pictor, painter; see Pictor.]

pic·to′ri·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
pic·to′ri·al·ly adv.

pictorial

(pɪkˈtɔːrɪəl)
adj
1. relating to, consisting of, or expressed by pictures
2. (Journalism & Publishing) (of books, newspapers, etc) containing pictures
3. (Art Terms) of or relating to painting or drawing
4. (of language, style, etc) suggesting a picture; vivid; graphic
n
(Journalism & Publishing)
a. a magazine, newspaper, etc, containing many pictures
b. (capital when part of a name): the Sunday Pictorial.
[C17: from Late Latin pictōrius, from Latin pictor painter, from pingere to paint]
picˈtorially adv

pic•to•ri•al

(pɪkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr i əl)

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 and drawing pictures, the pictures themselves, or their makers.
4. having or suggesting the visual appeal or imagery of a picture: a pictorial metaphor.
n.
5. a periodical in which pictures constitute an important feature.
6. a magazine feature that is primarily photographic.
[1640–50; < Latin pictōri(us) of painting (pic-, variant s. of pingere to paint + -tōrius -tory1) + -al1]
pic•to′ri•al•ize`, v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
pic•to′ri•al•ly, adv.

pictorial

- First meant "pertaining to a painter or painting," as it derives from Latin pictor, "painter."
See also related terms for painter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pictorial - a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
periodical - a publication that appears at fixed intervals
Adj.1.pictorial - pertaining to or consisting of pictures; "pictorial perspective"; "pictorial records"
2.pictorial - evoking lifelike images within the mindpictorial - evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description"
realistic - aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"

pictorial

adjective graphic, striking, illustrated, vivid, picturesque, expressive, scenic, representational a pictorial history of the Special Air Service

pictorial

adjective
1. Of or relating to representation by drawings or pictures:
2. Described verbally in sharp and accurate detail:
Translations
تَصْويريمَليء بالصُّوَر
obrázkovýobrazový
illustreret
mynda-
vaizdinis
attēlu-bilžu-ilustrēts
obrázkovýobrazový
resimli

pictorial

[pɪkˈtɔːrɪəl]
A. ADJ (Art) → pictórico; [record, history] → gráfico; [magazine] → ilustrado
B. Nrevista f ilustrada

pictorial

[pɪkˈtɔːriəl] adjillustré(e)

pictorial

adj calendarbebildert; magazine alsoillustriert; impactbildlich; language, descriptionbildhaft; pictorial dictionaryBildwörterbuch nt; to keep a pictorial record of somethingetw im Bild festhalten
n (= magazine)Illustrierte f; (= stamp)Sondermarke f

pictorial

[pɪkˈtɔːrɪəl] adj (magazine) → illustrato/a; (representation) → pittoresco/a; (masterpiece) → di pittura
a pictorial record of one's travels → una serie di immagini in ricordo dei propri viaggi

pictorial

(pikˈtoːriəl) adjective
1. having many pictures. a pictorial magazine.
2. consisting of a picture or pictures. a pictorial map.
piˈctorially adverb
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