Definition of Icon

1. Noun. (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.

Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Group relationships: Graphical User Interface, Gui
Generic synonyms: Symbol
Derivative terms: Iconic



2. Noun. A visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface. "A movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"

3. Noun. A conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church.
Exact synonyms: Ikon
Generic synonyms: Painting, Picture
Derivative terms: Iconic

Definition of Icon

1. n. An image or representation; a portrait or pretended portrait.

2. n. A sacred picture representing the Virgin Mary, Christ, a saint, or a martyr, and having the same function as an image of such a person in the Latin Church.

Definition of Icon

1. Noun. An image, symbol, picture, or other representation usually as an object of religious devotion. ¹

2. Noun. A religious painting, often done on wooden panels. ¹

3. Noun. A person or thing that is the best example of a certain profession or some doing. ¹

4. Noun. A small picture which represents something (such as an icon on a computer screen which when clicked performs some function.) ¹

5. Noun. (linguistics): A type of noun whereby the form reflects and is determined by the referent; onomatopoeic words are necessarily all icons. See also symbol and index. ¹

6. Noun. Pictual representations of files, programs and folders on a computer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Icon

1. a representation [n -S or -ES] : ICONIC, ICONICAL [adj] - See also: representation

Icon Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Icon

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