erect image

erect image
upright figure

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Erect image — An erect image, in optics, is one that appears right side up. Some telescopes and other devices, such as the camera obscura present an upside down image. Various means are used to achieve an erect image …   Wikipedia

  • Erect image — Прямое [незеркальное] изображение …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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  • erect — erectable, adj. erectly, adv. erectness, n. /i rekt /, adj. 1. upright in position or posture: to stand or sit erect. 2. raised or directed upward: a dog with ears erect. 3. Bot. vertical throughout; not spreading or declined: an erect stem; an… …   Universalium

  • erect — /əˈrɛkt / (say uh rekt), /i / (say ee ) adjective 1. upright in position or posture: an erect stance. 2. raised or directed upwards: a dog with ears erect. 3. Botany vertical throughout; not spreading or declined: an erect stem; an erect leaf; an …  

  • erect — e•rect [[t]ɪˈrɛkt[/t]] adj. 1) upright and straight in position or posture: to sit erect[/ex] 2) raised or directed upward or outward: a dog with ears erect[/ex] 3) (of an organ or part) in a state of physiological erection 4) bot (of a plant… …   From formal English to slang

  • erect — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin erectus, past participle of erigere to erect, from e + regere to lead straight, guide more at right Date: 14th century 1. a. vertical in position; also not spread out or decumbent < an erect… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • image — 1. Representation of an object made by the rays of light emanating or reflected from it. 2. Representation produced by x rays, ultrasound, tomography, thermography, radioisotopes, etc. 3. To produce such representations. [L. imago, likeness]… …   Medical dictionary

  • virtual image — n an image (as seen in a plane mirror) formed of virtual foci * * * a picture from projected light rays that are intercepted before focusing, as by a plane mirror; it cannot be received on a screen, and it has the same orientation as the object.… …   Medical dictionary

  • photoreception — photoreceptive, adj. /foh toh ri sep sheuhn/, n. the physiological perception of light. [1905 10; PHOTO + RECEPTION] * * * Biological responses to stimulation by light, most often referring to the mechanism of vision. In one celled organisms such …   Universalium

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