Definition of ICON

noun : ICON

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface ;

  • 2. (

    ) a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church ;


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