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English noun: icon

1. icon (communication) (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface

Broader (hypernym)symbol

Part meronymgraphical user interface, GUI

Domain categorycomputer science, computing

2. icon (artifact) a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

SamplesThey showed us the pictures of their wedding.
A movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them.

Synonymsikon, image, picture

Broader (hypernym)representation

Narrower (hyponym)bitmap, CAT scan, chiaroscuro, collage, computer graphic, cyclorama, diorama, echogram, electronic image, foil, graphic, iconography, inset, likeness, montage, panorama, reflection, reflexion, scan, semblance, sonogram, transparency

3. icon (artifact) a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church


Broader (hypernym)painting, picture

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