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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Dalumpines expounded on the graphic symbol of the pineapple, oranges and a whole roast pig.
Because today's Oxford English Dictionary or OED is just as modern and cool as you are with words such as "OMG" (Oh My God), "BFF" (best friend forever), "LOL" (laugh out loud), and the dictionary's first graphic symbol, a[yen](love), among others.
It is a graphic symbol representing a pair of swans known for their ability to travel long distances and are comfortable in the sky, water and on earth and represents team work between various partners in logistics.
A lot of research went into the potential development of a logo or graphic symbol to indicate that the wine was from the region, but in the end it was agreed that the bottle should simply carry "Stellenbosch", exclusive of any other embellishments,' Dean concludes.
The literature review shows that many countries use graphic symbol sets/systems to support the communication and learning capacities of individuals with speech, learning, and linguistic deficiencies (Volpato, Orton, & Blackburn, 1985; Carmeli, & Shen, 1998; Whittle, & Detheridge, 2001; Alant, Life, & Harty, 2005; Brown, 2006; Parette, Boeckmann, & Hourcade, 2008; Zainuddin, Zaman, & Ahmad, 2009).
Incorporated into the chapters is a concept called "triple loop learning"; key elements for "creating a climate of learning" are marked throughout the chapters with a graphic symbol. These elements include such conditions as "Treat your key people as full partners with respect to the seeking of purpose and direction," "Lead by example by being open and intellectually honest," and "Encourage people at all levels to challenge the status quo."
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.
Dynamic assessment of graphic symbol combinations by children with autism.
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.
Visibility can be considered the quality of any graphic symbol that makes it visibly distinguishable from the background (or surrounding area).