In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
Art Religion Linguistics Computing
1icono masculineícono masculine
- Peirce distinguishes three types of sign - the icon, the index and the symbol.
- Would an Eastern Orthodox priest bless an exhibition of, say, Byzantine icons at a Western museum?
- It also said that although the sales will come from services such as mobile phone graphics, icons, screen savers and novelty voice mail, it is ringtones that will dominate.
- An iconic sign/icon (from Greek eikon ‘replica’) provides a visual, auditory or any other perceptual image of the thing it stands for.
- Artworks range from a Russian icon to creations of Cellini, Rembrandt, and Picasso.
- Scrolling web-pages, opening icons, moving windows; these are all things which are controlled far more intuitively by your fingers than an input device.
- The iconoclasts wanted to rid the church of images, icons, even paintings.
- Just being able to choose a screen saver, organize icons, browse application menus and move files doesn't mean you are a productive member of society.
- Many of her paintings are like expressionistic Byzantine icons.
- The left side of the program window contains icons for each module and you can access any part of the software at any time without having to back out of anything first.
- To the left of this central section is the Quick Launch toolbar which has miniature icons of many programs that you can launch with just one click from the toolbar.
- The skills of many fine Bulgarian artisans can be seen in icons (religious paintings) and other church art.
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