pictogram
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary picto- (from Latin pictus) + -gram Date: 1910 pictograph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pictogram — pic‧to‧gram Illustration? [ˈpɪktəgræm] noun [countable] a drawing that shows numbers or amounts in the form of pictures: • In the pictogram below, the size of the books represents the sales of the textbook each year. * * * pictogram UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • pictogram — (n.) 1910, from stem of L. pictus (see PAINT (Cf. paint)) + GRAM (Cf. gram) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pictogram — [[t]pɪ̱ktəgræm[/t]] pictograms also pictograph N COUNT A pictogram is a simple drawing that represents something. Pictograms were used as the earliest form of writing. [+ of] ...a pictogram of a pine tree …   English dictionary

  • pictogram — UK [ˈpɪktəɡræm] / US [ˈpɪktəˌɡræm] noun [countable] Word forms pictogram : singular pictogram plural pictograms maths a graph that shows numbers or amounts as simple pictures …   English dictionary

  • Pictogram — A pictogram (also spelled pictogramme ) or pictograph is a symbol representing a concept, object, activity, place or event by illustration. Pictography is a form of writing in which ideas are transmitted through drawing. It is a basis of… …   Wikipedia

  • pictogram — /ˈpɪktəgræm/ (say piktuhgram) noun 1. Also, pictograph. a written symbol representing something by a stylised drawing of it or something associated with it and not by its name or the sound of its name, as, for example, the ancient Egyptian… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pictogram — piktograma statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. icon; pictogram vok. Bildsymbol, n; Piktogramm, n rus. пиктограмма, f pranc. icône, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • pictogram — См. pittogramma …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • pictogram — /pik teuh gram /, n. pictograph. [1960 65; < L pict(us) painted (see PICTURE) + O + GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pictogram — noun A picture that represents a word or an idea by illustration. Syn: pictograph, hieroglyph See Also: ideogram, logogram …   Wiktionary

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