Icon

Noun

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

    "That man is an icon in the business; he personifies loyalty and good business sense."

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