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(ˈaɪ kɒn)

1. a picture, image, or other representation.
2. an image of Christ, a saint, etc., usu. painted on a wooden panel or done in mosaics and venerated as sacred in the Eastern Church.
3. a sign or representation that stands for something by virtue of a resemblance or analogy to it; symbol: an icon of womanhood.
4. a person or thing that is revered or idolized: a pop icon.
5. a small graphic image on a computer screen representing a disk drive, a file, or a software command, as a wastebasket that can be used to delete a file.
[1565–75; < Latin < Greek eikṓn likeness, image, figure]
i•con′ic, adj.
i•con′i•cal•ly, adv.
i•co•nic•i•ty (ˌaɪ kəˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ikon - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surfaceikon - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
bitmap, electronic image - an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
chiaroscuro - a monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same color
collage, montage - a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image; "he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map"
transparency, foil - picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
computer graphic, graphic - an image that is generated by a computer
iconography - the images and symbolic representations that are traditionally associated with a person or a subject; "religious iconography"; "the propagandistic iconography of a despot"
inset - a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one
likeness, semblance - picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
cyclorama, diorama, panorama - a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
reflection, reflexion - the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material); "he studied his reflection in the mirror"
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
CAT scan, scan - an image produced by scanning; "he analyzed the brain scan"; "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan"
echogram, sonogram - an image of a structure that is produced by ultrasonography (reflections of high-frequency sound waves); used to observe fetal growth or to study bodily organs
2.ikon - a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
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أيْقونَه ، علامة على شاشَة الكومبيوترأيْقونَه، صورَة قِدّيس
helgimynd, íkon



(ˈaikoun) noun
1. (also ikon) especially in the Orthodox Churches, a painting etc of Christ or a saint.
2. a small graphic sign on a computer screen representing an application that the user can choose.
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References in classic literature ?
Also, I have suspended an ikon. True, better rooms MAY exist in the world than this--much better rooms; yet COMFORT is the chief thing.
In the corner a light was burning before a small ikon. Everything was very clean; the floor and the furniture were brightly polished; everything shone.
He would cry out against a momentary confusion between a light-green Paddington and a dark-green Bayswater vehicle, as his uncle would at the identification of a Greek ikon and a Roman image.
She rose from her seat, looked into the glass and remarked, as Keller told the tale afterwards, that she was "as pale as a corpse." She then bent her head reverently, before the ikon in the corner, and left the room.
Big Brovaz first appeared at Ikon way back in 2002 when they released the chart topping single "Nu Flow".
On the same day, B.I posted on Instagram to announce that he decided to leave iKON because of the controversy.
Ikon and Diva opened in 1999 and was immensely popular for many years, so unsurprisingly a lot of people are happy to see its return.
iKON's agency YG Entertainment has also confirmed B.I's departure from the group and said he already terminated his exclusive contract.
Ikon shows work by artists from around the world including sound, film, mixed media, photography, painting, sculpture and installation.
Though YG Entertainment, iKON's music label, issued a contradictory response to the pair's dating news, causing confusion among fans.
iKON, managed by YG Entertainment, made its debut in 2015, with "My Type." The group won the Best Song of the Year Award at the 2018 Melon Music Awards on Dec.