depicting depicting  /dɪ ˈpɪk tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a representation by picture or portraiture

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In 2005, CIA officials ordered the destruction of videotapes depicting the harsh interrogation of prisoners in the agency's secret overseas prisons.
  2. Newspapers and late-night comics had a field day with early press reports depicting a boozy Hazelwood leaving the bridge of the 987-ft.
  3. Artwork depicting an episode from the Indian epic, the Mahabharata.

News

  1. Why Security Guards’ Moniker Should be Officer

    Despite the gravity of what security personnel potentially face each and every day, popular culture delights in depicting them in a comical light. Reality shows and films provide light-hearted fun and entertainment, but in no way personify the real world of security officers on the job.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror

  2. Judicial Watch Obtains First Photos From State Department Depicting Aftermath of Benghazi Attack

    Judicial Watch announced today that on June 6, 2013, it obtained the first seven photos from the Department of State depicting the aftermath of the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on U.S. diplomatic ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. LA Fire Chief Apologizes For Controversial Photo Depicting Mexicans

    Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings apologized Wednesday for a controversial photo depicting Mexicans he displayed on Twitter.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

Quotes

  1. "We have some early snapshots depicting the spread of the virus and the range of illness it can cause," Chan said. "We know too that this early patchy picture can change very quickly."
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Margaret Chan Source: Odessa American

  2. The Rev. Al Sharpton said he was outraged that Germans were "depicting blacks as target practice."
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Al Sharpton Source: Forbes

  3. Briatore said: "The drivers in our teams have been and are world champions, while the championship is now fought between a driver who was almost retired and another who is a good guy but a paracarro [an Italian expression depicting a driver who is...
    on Apr 18, 2009 By: Flavio Briatore Source: Independent

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