symbolic representation

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Noun1.symbolic representation - something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisiblesymbolic representation - something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; "the eagle is a symbol of the United States"
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
crossbones - two crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death
cornucopia, horn of plenty - a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
death's head - a human skull (or a representation of a human skull) used as a symbol of death
oriflamme - an inspiring symbol or ideal that serves as a rallying point in a struggle
white feather - a symbol of cowardice
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
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It should be borne in mind that this grave is a symbolic representation of the Quaid's grave.
The two partners are headed for confrontation right since the BJP offered only one berth in the Modi cabinet as a symbolic representation which the JD-U rejected outright.
They want to give symbolic representation to each NDA ally.
"The journey that many of the children we help take is an incredibly emotional one and the garden design is very thoughtprovoking in its symbolic representation of that journey.
Sessions were as varied as turo-turo-from traditional palm starch extraction by John Bengan, Andrea Malaya Ragrario and Myfel Paluga, to symbolic representation of food in Cebuano poetry by Cindy Velasquez, diasporic representations of Filipino food by NCLA head Hope S.
The hiking activity was a symbolic representation of the struggles and plight of refugees across the world.
The Indian embassy has welcomed all to experience Kathak as a symbolic representation of the multidimensional nature of the dance.
The closing of the ceremony was in style - Cake with WGM logo was cut with the sword by WGM Ambassadors of both Turkey and Pakistan in a symbolic representation and commitment for Eradication of Polio from the World.
"The package contained a pig's heart and was intended to be a symbolic representation of a 'pound of flesh'."
He said Pakistan Park would be built on the area of around 28 acres land and had a symbolic representation of all four provinces as well as Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
The opening of the Embassy of Japan in Cyprus in January this year is the symbolic representation of the deepening mutual relations between the two countries and it will be the base of further enhancement and expansion of bilateral ties in areas including politics, economy, trade, culture, education, science and technology, ambassador Shinichi Nakatsugawa said on Friday.