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icon Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. 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
  2. noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    picture; image; ikon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  3. noun a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
    ikon.
WordNet

I"con noun
Etymology
L., fr. Gr. .
Definitions
  1. An image or representation; a portrait or pretended portrait.
    Netherlands whose names and icons are published. Hakewill.

Webster 1913


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