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virtual image

[′vər·chə·wəl ′im·ij]
(optics)
An optical image from which rays of light only appear to diverge, without actually being focused there.
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virtual image

In graphics, the complete graphic image stored in memory, not just the part of it that is displayed at the current time.
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Students are told to use a mobile phone camera as eyes to capture their images in the mirror and to think about the formation of a virtual image.
Where ([[bar.x].sub.i,k], [[bar.y].sub.i,k]) and ([x.sup.v.sub.i,k], [y.sup.v.sub.i,k]) are the distortion free position of the real image point and the tie points in the virtual image, respectively.
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VMware also demoed the software downloading a virtual image of the PC to a tablet and then to a MacBook using Fusion Pro, VMware's virtualisation software for running Windows on Macs.
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