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icon
American English: /ˈaɪˌkɑn/
British English: /ˈʌɪkɒn/
, /ˈʌɪk(ə)n/

Translation of icon in Spanish:

noun

  • (Art, Computing, Linguistics, Religion)
    Example sentences
    • The iconoclasts wanted to rid the church of images, icons, even paintings.
    • Many of her paintings are like expressionistic Byzantine icons.
    • Would an Eastern Orthodox priest bless an exhibition of, say, Byzantine icons at a Western museum?
    Example sentences
    • It also said that although the sales will come from services such as mobile phone graphics, icons, screen savers and novelty voice mail, it is ringtones that will dominate.
    • The left side of the program window contains icons for each module and you can access any part of the software at any time without having to back out of anything first.
    • Scrolling web-pages, opening icons, moving windows; these are all things which are controlled far more intuitively by your fingers than an input device.
    Example sentences
    • Peirce distinguishes three types of sign - the icon, the index and the symbol.
    • An iconic sign/icon (from Greek eikon ‘replica’) provides a visual, auditory or any other perceptual image of the thing it stands for.

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