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id·e·o·gram

 (ĭd′ē-ə-grăm′, ī′dē-)
n.
1. A character or symbol representing an idea or a thing without expressing the pronunciation of a particular word or words for it, as in the traffic sign commonly used for "no parking" or "parking prohibited." Also called ideograph.
2. See logogram.
3. A graphic symbol, such as &, $, or @.

id′e·o·gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.
id′e·o·gram·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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ideogram

(ˈɪdɪəʊˌɡræm) or

ideograph

n
1. (Linguistics) a sign or symbol, used in such writing systems as those of China or Japan, that directly represents a concept, idea, or thing rather than a word or set of words for it
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any graphic sign or symbol, such as %, @, &, etc
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id•e•o•gram

(ˈɪd i əˌgræm, ˈaɪ di-)

n.
1. a written symbol that represents an idea or object directly rather than a particular word or speech sound.
[1830–40]
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ideogram

A pictorial system used in a writing system to represent an entity or an idea. Ideograms are also called ideographs.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ideogram - a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it; "Chinese characters are ideograms"
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
logogram, logograph - a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation; "7 is a logogram that is pronounced `seven' in English and `nanatsu' in Japanese"
radical - a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
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Translations
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ideogram

[ˈɪdɪəgræm] Nideograma m
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ideogram

[ˈɪdiəgræm] n
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ideogram

, ideograph
nIdeogramm nt
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ideogram

[ˈɪdɪəʊˌgræm] ideograph [ˌɪdɪˈɒgrəf] nideogramma m
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(10) In the first issue of 291, dated March, 1915, there is an "Ideogramme" by Guillaume Apollinaire, who coined the term, surrealism.
Rigid or explicit grammar, therefore, may be abandoned where the alphabet is interspersed with runes, as in Beowulf, or where, as in Ezra Pound's Cantos, the ideogramme takes over a relatively natural if diffuse formation from a different language order.
Anne-Marie Christin's essay 'Pour une semiotique visuelle: les lecons de l'ideogramme' offers a particularly insightful analysis of Manet's Portrait d'Emile Zola, Portrait de Theodore Duret, and Le Balcon, where she convincingly argues, via her 'ideogramme a trois visages' (p.
On aboutit ainsi au personnage d'Endymion, du tableau de Girodet, qui inspira a Balzac plus d'une intrigue; cet ideogramme composite evoque a la fois la scene primitive et le corps ideal androgyne, le manque, et la satisfaction fulgurante des pulsions.
And this was, in 1980, Gaijin (Japanese term for "stranger"; the ideogramme could also be interpreted as meaning "man from the outside viewed by somebody on the inside"), undoubtedly one of the best Brazilian films which received numerous national and international prizes; it was dedicated to all immigrants without exception who had had to struggle to overcome all sorts of difficulties and barriers before they could be integrated.
Wenn der Blick eine solche Gruppierung umfasst, wirkt sie wie eine Kombination von Bluten und Zweigen: Bluten die Ideogramme, Zweige die Buchstaben.
Reviewing the entire issue, he remarked: "On verra aussi avec curiosite la reproduction d'un tableau de Severini, Danse serpentine, qui est une sorte d'ideogramme un peu trop complique et manquant de fatalite" ("The reader's curiosity will also be aroused by the reproduction of a painting by Severini entitled Serpentine Dance, a kind of ideogram, which is a little too complicated and somewhat gratuitous").(19) Although his own efforts differed visibly from Severini's, he recognized the composition's ideographic potential.
(13) En plus, fondamentalement, meme si l'on doit se mefier de tout orientalisme en ce domaine, plus que la lettre, l'ideogramme peut etre percu comme une "image ecrite" ou une "ecriture peinte".