pictographic
adjective see pictograph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pictographic — adjective consisting of or characterized by the use of pictographs a pictographic script pictographic stage in the development of writing • Pertains to noun: ↑pictograph • Derivationally related forms: ↑pictograph * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|grafik adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • pictographic — pictograph (also pictogram) ► NOUN 1) a pictorial symbol for a word or phrase. 2) a pictorial representation of statistics on a chart, graph, or computer screen. DERIVATIVES pictographic adjective. ORIGIN from Latin pingere to paint …   English terms dictionary

  • Pictographic — Pictograph Pic to*graph, n. [See {Picture}, and { graph}.] A picture or hieroglyph representing and expressing an idea. {Pic to*graph ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pictographic — See pictograph. * * * …   Universalium

  • pictographic — adjective a) Represented by pictures b) Of or pertaining to pictographs …   Wiktionary

  • pictographic — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, allographic, alphabetic, apish, capital, delineatory, depictive, echoic, embodying, figurative, graphemic, graphic, ideographic, illustrational, illustrative, imitative, incarnating, lettered, lexigraphic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pictographic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to representation by drawings or pictures: graphic, hieroglyphic, illustrative, photographic, pictorial. See SEE …   English dictionary for students

  • pictographic — pɪktÉ™ græfɪk adj. of pictorial writing, of pictures that represent ideas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pictographic — pic·to·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • jiaguwen — ▪ pictographic script Chinese“bone and shell script”Wade Giles romanization  chia ku wen        pictographic script found on oracle bones, it was widely used in divination in the Shang dynasty (c. 18th–12th century BC).       Turtle carapaces and …   Universalium

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