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as in:  computer icon


People recognize well-known icons more quickly than they recognize well-known words.
  a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) used to indicate a concept — such as a symbol on the computer screen that will run a program when clicked
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Icon has many reasonably common, but highly diverse senses. Accordingly, it is generally recommended that you just learn the sense (or senses) that currently interest you.
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Samples:
  • People recognize well-known icons more quickly than they recognize well-known words.
  • I am frustrated by all those unintelligible icons. There’s a reason we invented writing.
  • True interactivity is not about clicking on icons or downloading files, it’s about encouraging communication.
  • Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They’re icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.
    Mitchell Burgess

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  • Only the icon for the Internet was left, sitting in the middle of the screen.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • The power icon was flashing, warning that reserves were low.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
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Associated words [difficulty]:   icon [5]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Fine Arts & Music, Personal Finance, Sports
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