ideogram


ideogram
ideogram [id′ē ō gram΄, id′ē əgram΄; ī′dēō gram΄, ī′dēə gram΄]
n.
[ IDEO- + -GRAM]
1. a graphic symbol representing an object or idea without expressing, as in a phonetic system, the sounds that form its name
2. a symbol representing an idea rather than a word (Ex.: 5, +, ÷): Also ideograph

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