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After-image Aft"er-im`age, n.
The impression of a vivid sensation retained by the retina of
the eye after the cause has been removed; also extended to
impressions left of tones, smells, etc.
Archimage Ar"chi*mage, Archimagus Ar`chi*ma"gus, n. [NL.;
pref. archi- + L. magus, Gr. ?, a Magian.]
1. The high priest of the Persian Magi, or worshipers of
2. A great magician, wizard, or enchanter. --Spenser.
Double image micrometerMicrometer Mi*crom"e*ter, n. [Micro- + -meter: cf. F.
An instrument, used with a telescope or microscope, for
measuring minute distances, or the apparent diameters of
objects which subtend minute angles. The measurement given
directly is that of the image of the object formed at the
focus of the object glass.
Circular, or Ring, micrometer, a metallic ring fixed in
the focus of the object glass of a telescope, and used to
determine differences of right ascension and declination
between stars by observations of the times at which the
stars cross the inner or outer periphery of the ring.
Double image micrometer, a micrometer in which two images
of an object are formed in the field, usually by the two
halves of a bisected lens which are movable along their
line of section by a screw, and distances are determined
by the number of screw revolutions necessary to bring the
points to be measured into optical coincidence. When the
two images are formed by a bisected object glass, it is
called a divided-object-glass micrometer, and when the
instrument is large and equatorially mounted, it is known
as a heliometer.
Double refraction micrometer, a species of double image
micrometer, in which the two images are formed by the
double refraction of rock crystal.
Filar, or Bifilar, micrometer. See under Bifilar.
Micrometer caliper or gauge (Mech.), a caliper or gauge
with a micrometer screw, for measuring dimensions with
Micrometer head, the head of a micrometer screw.
Micrometer microscope, a compound microscope combined with
a filar micrometer, used chiefly for reading and
subdividing the divisions of large astronomical and
Micrometer screw, a screw with a graduated head used in
some forms of micrometers.
Position micrometer. See under Position.
Scale, or Linear, micrometer, a minute and very
delicately graduated scale of equal parts used in the
field of a telescope or microscope, for measuring
distances by direct comparison. Graven imageGraven Grav"en, p. p. of Grave, v. t.
Graven image, an idol; an object of worship carved from
wood, stone, etc. ``Thou shalt not make unto thee any
graven image.' --Ex. xx. 4.
Imageable Im"age*a*ble, a.
That may be imaged. [R.]
Imageless Im"age*less, a.
Having no image. --Shelley.
Imager Im"a*ger, n.
One who images or forms likenesses; a sculptor. [Obs.]
Praxiteles was ennobled for a rare imager. --Holland.
Imagery Im"age*ry, n. [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.]
1. The work of one who makes images or visible representation
of objects; imitation work; images in general, or in mass.
``Painted imagery.' --Shak.
In those oratories might you see Rich carvings,
portraitures, and imagery. --Dryden.
2. Fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance.
What can thy imagery of sorrow mean? --Prior.
3. The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas;
The imagery of a melancholic fancy. --Atterbury.
4. Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid
descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible
objects; figures in discourse.
I wish there may be in this poem any instance of
good imagery. --Dryden.
PilgrimagePilgrimage Pil"grim*age, n. [OE. pilgrimage, pelgrinage; cf.
1. The journey of a pilgrim; a long journey; especially, a
journey to a shrine or other sacred place. Fig., the
journey of human life. --Shak.
The days of the years of my pilgrimage. --Gen.
2. A tedious and wearisome time.
In prison hast thou spent a pilgrimage. --Shak.
Syn: Journey; tour; excursion. See Journey. PrimagePrimage Pri"mage (?; 48), n. [F.] (Com.)
A charge in addition to the freight; originally, a gratuity
to the captain for his particular care of the goods
(sometimes called hat money), but now belonging to the
owners or freighters of the vessel, unless by special
agreement the whole or part is assigned to the captain.
--Homans. Virtual imageVirtual Vir"tu*al (?; 135), a. [Cf. F. virtuel. See Virtue.]
1. Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy
without the agency of the material or sensible part;
Heat and cold have a virtual transition, without
communication of substance. --Bacon.
Every kind that lives, Fomented by his virtual
power, and warmed. --Milton.
2. Being in essence or effect, not in fact; as, the virtual
presence of a man in his agent or substitute.
A thing has a virtual existence when it has all the
conditions necessary to its actual existence.
To mask by slight differences in the manners a
virtual identity in the substance. --De Quincey.
Principle of virtual velocities (Mech.), the law that when
several forces are in equilibrium, the algebraic sum of
their virtual moments is equal to zero.
Virtual focus (Opt.), the point from which rays, having
been rendered divergent by reflection of refraction,
appear to issue; the point at which converging rays would
meet if not reflected or refracted before they reach it.
Virtual image. (Optics) See under Image.
Virtual moment (of a force) (Mech.), the product of the
intensity of the force multiplied by the virtual velocity
of its point of application; -- sometimes called virtual
Virtual velocity (Mech.), a minute hypothetical
displacement, assumed in analysis to facilitate the
investigation of statical problems. With respect to any
given force of a number of forces holding a material
system in equilibrium, it is the projection, upon the
direction of the force, of a line joining its point of
application with a new position of that point indefinitely
near to the first, to which the point is conceived to have
been moved, without disturbing the equilibrium of the
system, or the connections of its parts with each other.
Strictly speaking, it is not a velocity but a length.
Virtual work. (Mech.) See Virtual moment, above.
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