Associations to the word «Icon»

Pictures for the word «Icon»


ICON, noun. An image, symbol, picture, or other representation usually as an object of religious devotion.
ICON, noun. A religious painting, often done on wooden panels.
ICON, noun. A person or thing that is the best example of a certain profession or some doing.
ICON, noun. A small picture which represents something (such as an icon on a computer screen which when clicked performs some function.)
ICON, 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.
ICON, noun. Pictual representations of files, programs and folders on a computer.

Dictionary definition

ICON, 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.
ICON, noun. A visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them".
ICON, noun. A conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church.

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb