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Symbol

Definition:

A symbol is any defined representation of information, concrete realities, or abstractions such as emotion.

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *162
English Master: Symbol
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

Detailing

A symbol is defined as a representation of some defined information or other Type of object.

A symbol is different from an icon in that all icons are graphic symbols, but a symbol in general can include any non-pictorial representation of information, such as text and words - or even sounds and colors.


Illustrations

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Type

Specification Concept



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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Tuesday 03 of December, 2013 06:02:14 CET by Diane O'Brien.