Definitions of ikon
  1. noun
    a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    synonyms: icon, image, picture
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    bitmap, electronic image
    an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
    a monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same color
    collage, montage
    a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
    foil, transparency
    picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
    computer graphic, graphic
    an image that is generated by a computer
    the images and symbolic representations that are traditionally associated with a person or a subject
    a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one
    likeness, semblance
    picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
    cyclorama, diorama, panorama
    a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
    reflection, reflexion
    the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material)
    CAT scan, scan
    an image produced by scanning
    echogram, sonogram
    an image of a structure that is produced by ultrasonography (reflections of high-frequency sound waves); used to observe fetal growth or to study bodily organs
    chiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of grey imitating the effect of relief
    Identikit, Identikit picture
    a likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought
    a montage that uses photographic images
    portrait, portrayal
    any likeness of a person, in any medium
    lantern slide, slide
    a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
    overhead, viewgraph
    a transparency for use with an overhead projector
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    a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
  2. noun
    a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
    synonyms: icon
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    painting, picture
    graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
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