To see or form a mental picture of something. Descriptive language that produces visualization is called ekphrasis.Quote: "Unless the minds of men are particularly directed to the impression of sight, ideas pass perpetually before us without conveying any impression to the brain; and so pass actually unseen." John Ruskin (1819-1900-), British writer and art critic, credited with resurrecting the principle of ekphrasis in the 19th century.See brainstorming, choose, creativity, design, effort, motivation, plan, and projection principle.