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noun 
  1. The image-making power of the mind; the power to create or reproduce ideally an object of sense previously perceived; the power to call up mental images.
  2. The representative power; the power to reconstruct or recombine the materials furnished by direct apprehension; the complex faculty usually termed the plastic or creative power; the fancy.
    • 1929 October 26, Albert Einstein, "What Life Means to Einstein", The Saturday Evening Post
    • :Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
      1. The power to recombine the materials furnished by experience or memory, for the accomplishment of an elevated purpose; the power of conceiving and expressing the ideal.
      2. A mental image formed by the action of the imagination as a faculty; a conception; a notion.

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