imago imago

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
  2. (n) an adult insect produced after metamorphosis

Usage(s):

  1. The egg of a butterfly grows into a larva, and the larva converts itself into a pupa all bound up in its chrysalis, and finally the bright winged imago emerges.
  2. When a pupa breaks the surface, the male tears open the pupa case and mates with the still-soft imago before it has fully emerged.

News

  1. IMAGO S/S ’14 look book

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion pictures / Look books IMAGO’s spring / summer 2014 collection has been previewed and Fashionising.com has each of the key looks for you. Article continues . To read it in full visit ' IMAGO S/S ’14 look book ' at Fashionising.com » Picture gallery Tagged:
    on June 25, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  2. Opening Reception: ‘Ocean-going vessels’ at Imago

    In its next exhibit, “Ocean-Going Vessels,” Imago will present artists’ interpretations of ocean-going vessels and life’s journey as well as more realistic works honoring the art and science of ship building and navigation. A wide array of work will be presented ranging from traditional scale ship models to ceramic vessels, paintings, historic etchings, sailors’ valentines, [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Warren Times-Gazette

Quotes

  1. "It's been a long time coming, but I'm a patient man," Dettori said. "The horse travelled extremely well and the race went smoothly for us, getting a good lead from Imago Mundi and Yeats. He is a very good horse and at last has got the reward...
    on Jun 26, 2005 By: Frankie Dettori Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. WPP, which is run by Sir Martin Sorrell, added that it was "extremely alarmed by the allegation last week that a firm [Imago] in which we hold a minority interest (25pc) through Y&R, and over which we have no legal control, may be advising Robert...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Martin Sorrell Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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