icon

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Noun[change]

Singular
icon

Plural
icons

  1. (countable) An image, picture, or other representation of something.
  2. (countable) A religious painting that is often done on wooden panels.
  3. (countable) A person or thing that is the best example of something.
    That man is an icon in the business; he is loyal and has good business sense.
  4. (countable) A small picture which represents something (such as an icon on a computer screen).
    Click on the icon to open the program.
  5. (countable) (linguistics) A type of noun where the form reflects and is determined by the referent; onomatopoeic words are all icons. See also symbol and index.

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