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 for Electrical image
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Image \Im"age\ ([i^]m"[asl]j; 48), n. [F., fr. L. imago,
     imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate,
     and cf. Imagine.]
     1. An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person,
        thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise
        made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a
        copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance.
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              Even like a stony image, cold and numb. --Shak.
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              Whose is this image and superscription? --Matt.
                                                    xxii. 20.
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              This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna.
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              And God created man in his own image. --Gen. i. 27.
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     2. Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid;
        an idol. --Chaucer.
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              Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, . .
              . thou shalt not bow down thyself to them. --Ex. xx.
                                                    4, 5.
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     3. Show; appearance; cast.
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              The face of things a frightful image bears.
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     4. A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn
        by the fancy; a conception; an idea.
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              Can we conceive
              Image of aught delightful, soft, or great? --Prior.
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     5. (Rhet.) A picture, example, or illustration, often taken
        from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject;
        usually, an extended metaphor. --Brande & C.
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     6. (Opt.) The figure or picture of any object formed at the
        focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the
        several points of the object symmetrically refracted or
        reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may
        be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the
        retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with
        an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the
        likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see
        one's image in a mirror.
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     Electrical image. See under Electrical.
     Image breaker, one who destroys images; an iconoclast.
     Image graver, Image maker, a sculptor.
     Image worship, the worship of images as symbols; iconolatry
        distinguished from idolatry; the worship of images
     Image Purkinje (Physics), the image of the retinal blood
        vessels projected in, not merely on, that membrane.
     Virtual image (Optics), a point or system of points, on one
        side of a mirror or lens, which, if it existed, would emit
        the system of rays which actually exists on the other side
        of the mirror or lens. --Clerk Maxwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Electric \E*lec"tric\ ([-e]*l[e^]k"tr[i^]k), Electrical
  \E*lec"tric*al\ ([-e]*l[e^]k"tr[i^]*kal), a. [L. electrum amber,
     a mixed metal, Gr. 'h`lektron; akin to 'hle`ktwr the beaming
     sun, cf. Skr. arc to beam, shine: cf. F. ['e]lectrique. The
     name came from the production of electricity by the friction
     of amber.]
     1. Pertaining to electricity; consisting of, containing,
        derived from, or produced by, electricity; as, electric
        power or virtue; an electric jar; electric effects; an
        electric spark; an electric charge; an electric current;
        an electrical engineer.
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     2. Capable of occasioning the phenomena of electricity; as,
        an electric or electrical machine or substance; an
        electric generator.
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     3. Electrifying; thrilling; magnetic. "Electric Pindar."
        --Mrs. Browning.
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     4. powered by electricity; as, electrical appliances; an
        electric toothbrush; an electric automobile.
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     Electric atmosphere, or Electric aura. See under Aura.
     Electrical battery. See Battery.
     Electrical brush. See under Brush.
     Electric cable. See Telegraph cable, under Telegraph.
     Electric candle. See under Candle.
     Electric cat (Zo["o]l.), one of three or more large species
        of African catfish of the genus Malapterurus (esp. M.
        electricus of the Nile). They have a large electrical
        organ and are able to give powerful shocks; -- called also
     Electric clock. See under Clock, and see
     Electric current, a current or stream of electricity
        traversing a closed circuit formed of conducting
        substances, or passing by means of conductors from one
        body to another which is in a different electrical state.
     Electric eel, or Electrical eel (Zo["o]l.), a South
        American eel-like fresh-water fish of the genus Gymnotus
        ({G. electricus), from two to five feet in length,
        capable of giving a violent electric shock. See
     Electrical fish (Zo["o]l.), any fish which has an
        electrical organ by means of which it can give an
        electrical shock. The best known kinds are the torpedo,
        the gymnotus, or electrical eel, and the electric
        cat. See Torpedo, and Gymnotus.
     Electric fluid, the supposed matter of electricity;
        lightning. [archaic]
     Electrical image (Elec.), a collection of electrical points
        regarded as forming, by an analogy with optical phenomena,
        an image of certain other electrical points, and used in
        the solution of electrical problems. --Sir W. Thomson.
     Electric machine, or Electrical machine, an apparatus for
        generating, collecting, or exciting, electricity, as by
     Electric motor. See Electro-motor, 2.
     Electric osmose. (Physics) See under Osmose.
     Electric pen, a hand pen for making perforated stencils for
        multiplying writings. It has a puncturing needle driven at
        great speed by a very small magneto-electric engine on the
     Electric railway, a railway in which the machinery for
        moving the cars is driven by an electric current.
     Electric ray (Zo["o]l.), the torpedo.
     Electric telegraph. See Telegraph.
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