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English noun: ikon

1. ikon (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.

Synonymsicon, 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

2. ikon (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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