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1. A picture representing a word, phrase, or idea, especially one used in early writing systems.
2. A pictorial representation of numerical data or relationships, especially a graph, but having each value represented by a proportional number of pictures. In both senses also called pictogram.
pic·tog′ra·phy (pĭk-tŏg′rə-fē) n.
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a method or system of recording events or expressing ideas by pictures or pictorial symbols.
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the use of pictorial symbols to communicate; picture writing with symbols that may be either ideographic or phonetic in function. — pictograph, n. — pictographic, adj.See also: Writing
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