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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.
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.
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Adv.1.pictorially - in a pictorial manner; "depth is established pictorially"
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[pɪkˈtɔːrɪəlɪ] ADV (= from a pictorial point of view) → pictóricamente; [represent] → gráficamente, por imágenes
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adv (= in pictures)in Bildern, bildlich; describebildhaft
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[pɪkˈtɔːrɪəlɪ] adv (record, express) → per immagini; (describe) → pittorescamente
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(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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References in classic literature ?
To get the best and truest effect from the infinitely varying moods of sky and sea, not pictorially, but in the spirit of their calling, was their vocation, one and all; and they recognised this with as much sincerity, and drew as much inspiration from this reality, as any man who ever put brush to canvas.
She remembered now what she had heard, and she remembered it pictorially. They had to gather him up with the shovel.
And the Eumenides there lying express pictorially this disparity.
The exhibition is composed of photographs, videos and posters accompanied by captions about the regions that are highlighted pictorially.
He said the purported admittance of Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, a sitting MP and thus an active Politician, a fact known to the President of the Nungua Traditional Council, King Walentsi and its Members was pictorially captured in the Daily Graphic published on Monday, August 28, 2017 and other Challenge to the purported alien appointment of Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo was also grounded under Article 276 (1) of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana.
Even where Dial does use objects to represent themselves--the ceramic vases of Art and Nature, 2011, for instance--they are deployed pictorially (and also perhaps allegorically, as the title of that work suggests), rather than as stray examples of quotidian, artistically untransmuted matter employed as such.
This is especially true for the depiction of the scenic north of the country, which pictorially blends seamlessly with the film's theme, which revolves around love for nature and its expression.Allahyar and the Legend of Markhorisn't flawless, of course.
Finally, Sorrentino continues with his strategy of quoting from Fellini's films, whose 8 1/2 is here openly referenced not only pictorially, but also in its discourse on art and chaos.
New African, the largest circulating pan-African publication in Africa, will continue to celebrate the continent pictorially over the coming issues by publishing some of the winning entries.
The law criminalises "the deliberate public, and in a threatening fashion, incitement to hatred or violence, and the incitement to hatred or violence, verbally or through the press, textually or pictorially or by any other means, against any group of persons, or a member of a group based on their sexual orientation or gender identity."