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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A picture or drawing used to explain something. Also: an example that helps make something clear.

Usage examples (19)
  • . . . the illustrations drawn from every-day life are the most effective.
  • ` Your illustration is most unfortunate, 'Ernest replied.
  • The attached illustration is taken from this publication.
  • An illustration is the tradeoff in refinancing a home mortgage. for more
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