ideogram UK [ˈɪdɪəɡræm] / US [ˈaɪdɪəˌɡræm] / US [ˈɪdɪəˌɡræm] or ideograph UK [ˈɪdɪəɡrɑːf] / US [ˈaɪdɪəˌɡræf] / US [ˈɪdɪəˌɡræf] noun [countable]
Word forms "ideogram":
singular ideogram plural ideograms
a) a written sign or symbol, such as those used in Chinese and Japanese writing, that represents an idea or a thing
b) a written symbol that represents a word, for example % represents "per cent"

English dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Ideograph — I*de o*graph, n. Same as {Ideogram} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ideograph — (n.) late 1830s, from comb. form of Gk. idea (see IDEA (Cf. idea)) + GRAPH (Cf. graph). Related: Ideographic (1822); ideographical …   Etymology dictionary

  • ideograph — noun Date: circa 1840 ideogram • ideographic adjective • ideographically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ideograph — ideographic /id ee euh graf ik, uy dee /, ideographical, adj. ideographically, adv. /id ee euh graf , grahf , uy dee /, n. an ideogram. [1825 35; IDEO + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • ideograph — noun An ideogram …   Wiktionary

  • ideograph — n. ideogram, pictorial symbol which directly represents a concept or thing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ideograph — [ ɪdɪə(ʊ)grα:f, ʌɪd ] noun another term for ideogram. Derivatives ideographic adjective ideography noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • ideograph — ideo·graph …   English syllables

  • ideograph — id•e•o•graph [[t]ˈɪd i əˌgræf, ˌgrɑf, ˈaɪ di [/t]] n. ling. an ideogram • Etymology: 1825–35 id e•o•graph′ic ˈgræf ɪk adj. id e•o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • ideograph — /ˈɪdioʊgræf/ (say ideeohgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) noun a written symbol representing the idea of something directly, and not its name or sound, as some Chinese characters or Egyptian hieroglyphics. Also, ideogram /ˈɪdioʊgræm/ (say ideeohgram).… …   Australian-English dictionary

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