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1. The study or interpretation of symbols or symbolism.
2. The use of symbols.

sym·bol′o·gist n.
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the use, study, or interpretation of symbols
symbological adj
symˈbologist n
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(sɪmˈbɒl ə dʒi)

1. the study of symbols.
2. the use of symbols; symbolism.
[1830–40; symbol + -logy]
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1. the study and interpretation of symbols. Also called symbolism.
2. representation by means of symbols. Also called symbolism.
3. any system of symbols. — symbologist, n. — symbological, adj.
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1. the study and interpretation of symbols.
2. representation by means of symbols. Also symbolism.
3. any system of symbols. — symbologist, n. — symbological, adj.
See also: Representation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.symbology - the study or the use of symbols and symbolism
ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
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Without commonly held conventions, it is unclear what symbology strategies are used most often in language mapping and therefore what strategies we should review and potentially improve.
Advice on which barcode symbology is best for a specific application is available from the company's technical support team.
Symbology creates meaningful jewellery with love and passion.
The monster label, measuring 40m long, was constructed using the classic Code 128 linear bar code symbology to say HAPPY 60TH BIRTHDAY BARCODE!
The research uses 2D barcode symbology as a carrier, reassembling DataMatrix finder pattern and specially crafted message area.
Closure rate processing is known as the closest point of approach (CPA) and calculation of a collision course triggers an audible and pictorial traffic alert using on-screen symbology. This on-screen symbology of circles, diamonds and appropriate color-coding has trickled down from TCAS.
In addition, Thomson Reuters would provide customers with the necessary information to map RICs to alternative symbology (ie codes by other suppliers).