It's a place of friendship, an ideal city of the imagination.
Even in its most radical form, the politics of representation always presupposes an abstract or ideal state that would act as guarantor of its chosen representations.
This is where we need to come out from the ideal world and talk reality.
The concept appears ideal for the wide variety of actions that an expeditionary US military force may face in the twenty-first century.
I was 18 years old at the time I met Rick, and my petite frame seemed ideal for modeling.
Mere arguments about ‘sustainable use’ may be more of a utopian ideal than a possible reality.
The classic alien-spacecraft shape turned out to be ideal for an airship developed to photograph hard-to-reach corners of big buildings.
The sentimental and emotional atmosphere captivated them and induced them to seek in death an ideal dream world, transcending reality.
Therein lies the gap between ideal principle and business reality.
This model proved to be ideal for those who have to scan multi-page text documents, magazine illustrations for the Web, and standard photographs.