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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


Synonymsicon


Broader (hypernym)painting, picture









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