See under imagination (def 6).
the faculty of imagining, or of forming mental images or concepts of what is not actually present to the senses.
the action or process of forming such images or concepts.
the faculty of producing ideal creations consistent with reality, as in literature, as distinct from the power of creating illustrative or decorative imagery.
Compare fancy (def 2).
the product of imagining; a conception or mental creation, often a baseless or fanciful one.
ability to face and resolve difficulties; resourcefulness:
a job that requires imagination.
Psychology. the power of reproducing images stored in the memory under the suggestion of associated images (reproductive imagination) or of recombining former experiences in the creation of new images directed at a specific goal or aiding in the solution of problems (creative imagination)
(in Kantian epistemology) synthesis of data from the sensory manifold into objects by means of the categories.
Archaic. a plan, scheme, or plot.
the faculty or action of producing ideas, esp mental images of what is not present or has not been experienced
mental creative ability
the ability to deal resourcefully with unexpected or unusual problems, circumstances, etc
(in romantic literary criticism, esp that of S. T. Coleridge) a creative act of perception that joins passive and active elements in thinking and imposes unity on the poetic material Compare fancy (sense 9)
see: figment of one’s imagination
noun 1. the conditions, as physiological or behavioral differences or geographical barriers, that prevent potentially interbreeding populations from cross-fertilization.
- Reproductive systems
reproductive systems definition The organs and glands in the body that aid in the production of new individuals (reproduction). (See illustrations below and next page.) In the male, sperm are produced in the testes and conveyed to the female in a fluid called semen, which passes out of the body through the penis. Other parts […]
noun 1. a plan of action to accomplish a specified end: a school lunch program. 2. a plan or schedule of activities, procedures, etc., to be followed. 3. a radio or television performance or production. 4. a list of items, pieces, performers, etc., in a musical, theatrical, or other entertainment. 5. an entertainment with reference […]
or programable [proh-gram-uh-buh l, proh-gram-] /ˈproʊ græm ə bəl, proʊˈgræm-/ adjective 1. capable of being programmed. noun 2. an electronic device, as a calculator or telephone, that can be programmed to perform specific tasks. programmable /prəʊˈɡræməbəl/ adjective 1. (esp of a device or operation) capable of being programmed for automatic operation or computer processing