graphic symbol

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Noun1.graphic symbol - a written symbol that is used to represent speechgraphic symbol - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
printed symbol, written symbol - a written or printed symbol
allograph - a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme
check character - a character that is added to the end of a block of transmitted data and used to check the accuracy of the transmission
superscript, superior - a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
subscript, inferior - a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
ASCII character - any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers
ligature - character consisting of two or more letters combined into one
capital letter, majuscule, uppercase, upper-case letter, capital - one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
lowercase, lower-case letter, minuscule, small letter - the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
type - printed characters; "small type is hard to read"
percent sign, percentage sign - a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100
asterisk, star - a star-shaped character * used in printing
dagger, obelisk - a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
diesis, double dagger, double obelisk - a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
blank, space - a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"
phonetic symbol - a written character used in phonetic transcription of represent a particular speech sound
mathematical symbol - a character that is used to indicates a mathematical relation or operation
rune, runic letter - any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages; "each rune had its own magical significance"
pictograph - a graphic character used in picture writing
ideogram, ideograph - a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it; "Chinese characters are ideograms"
radical - a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
stenograph - a shorthand character
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A mask can be a filled shape, a type object, an instance of a graphic symbol, or a movie clip.
Mr Miliband will say: "A graphic symbol of what is wrong with the way this country is run is the army of people working on zerohour contracts with no security while a few people at the top get away with paying zero tax.
The new logo and graphic symbol will be used to communicate the Designers' Day worldwide.
Dynamic assessment of graphic symbol combinations by children with autism.
A graphic symbol stimulates recall of experience: that is, thinking about 'mum', recalling what mum looks like, irrespective of whether or not the symbol is in the form of letters or a drawing.
Pair speech with pointing to a graphic symbol on a communication board or device.
The blue form emerging from this vessel pays homage to Moche codices which use a graphic symbol near the figure's mouth, referred to as a 'speech scroll' by archaeologists, to indicate the figure was talking.
Each logo includes the same graphic symbol found in Public Interest Registry's logo but with its own unique color, creating a color scheme of greens, blues, and oranges to reflect the diversity of different voices, perspectives and people that Public Interest Registry serves.
For this graphic symbol, I took the basic inspiration from a famous Nalanda sculpture of the 9th century, preserved in the National Museum, New Delhi.
com and up comes a grey home page with a white and grey graphic symbol, a quasi-rebus composed of the practice initials, with the full practice name in white below.
Decoding entails grapheme/phoneme correspondence, the process of matching the graphic symbol on the page to the sound of the word (Wagner & Torgeson, 1987; Wagner, Torgeson, & Rashotte, 1994).