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fav·i·con

 (făv′ĭ-kŏn′, fāv′ī-kŏn′)
n.
A symbol or graphic associated with a website.

[fav(orite) + icon.]

favicon

(ˈfævɪˌkɒn)
n
a 16 x 16-pixel icon associated with a particular website, usually displayed before the URL in a web browser
[C21: from fav(ourite) + icon]

favicon

A small graphic icon that appears before the URL of a website in the address bar of most web browsers.
Translations
Favicon
파비콘
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Before you launch, make sure you have created your favicon using your organization's logo or a recognizable symbol and have implemented it correctly on all of your pages.
TOTO s MyGreenPayback may be used from the web or a favicon installed on a computer, tablet, or smart phone.
A favicon setting and a multiple category feature were also added to the admin area, and YouTube videos can now be added either by URL or ID (instead of only ID as in previous versions).
It featured an indicator on top of the tab favicon.
Windows 8 extracts the dominant colour from your favicon, if available, and uses it as the live tile's background colour.
IE9 pinned sites not only get their own taskbar icons, but their favicon is used where a browser logo would normally be, in the upper left corner of the window, and even the back and forward buttons take on the color of the site icon.
But the logo appeared as what is called the favicon in the title bar, where the webpage address appears, which means it was only a few millimetres long and wide.
Badges the favicon with a number when you have new messages
Yes, it appears that some jokers in India are attempting to leverage not only Google's name, but their logo and even favicon to trick people into thinking they their quite-possibly-bogus online university is related to the real Google somehow.
Based on user feedback, the company estimates that approximately 90% of the messages marked by its service now display either a favicon or company logo to visually distinguish the sender of the message.
Particularly impressive is the Web site checking facility, under which you click on a page's favicon in the browser location bar and the software flashes up who owns the site/page in question.