Associations to the word «Illustration»


ILLUSTRATION, noun. The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.
ILLUSTRATION, noun. That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.
ILLUSTRATION, noun. A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.
ILLUSTRATION, noun. A calculated prevision of insurance premiums and returns (life insurance)

Dictionary definition

ILLUSTRATION, noun. Artwork that helps make something clear or attractive.
ILLUSTRATION, noun. Showing by example.
ILLUSTRATION, noun. An item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10".
ILLUSTRATION, noun. A visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca