A reproduction of the form of a person or object, especially a sculptured likeness. Physics An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror. One that closely or exactly resembles another; a double: He is the image of his uncle. The opinion or concept of something that is held by the public. The character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media. A personification of something specified: That child is the image of good health. A mental picture of something not real or present. A vivid description or representation. A figure of speech, especially a metaphor or simile. A concrete representation, as in art, literature, or music, that is expressive or evocative of something else: night as an image of death. Mathematics A set of values of a function corresponding to a particular subset of a domain. Computer Science 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. Obsolete An apparition. To make or produce a likeness of: imaged the poet in bronze. To mirror or reflect: a statue imaged in the water. To symbolize or typify: a kneeling woman imaging the nation's grief. To picture mentally; imagine. To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture of. Computer Science To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device. Computer Science To transmit (an exact replica of the contents of a storage device) to another storage device: imaged the hard drive to the server. To render visually, as by magnetic resonance imaging.