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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A picture or symbol used in a system of writing to represent a thing or a notion but not a particular word or phrase for it.

Usage examples (37)
  • The ideogram was a merging of those of knife and foot.
  • I deal in Chinese, where the "old language" mantra is repeated almost as often as the "ideogram" misnomer.
  • The ideogram which is here rendered as kullulu -- "accursed" or "evil" -- might also be read as limuttu -- "baneful".
  • An example of an ideogram is a street sign, or a number. for more
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