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[ī′kən]
an image on the screen of a computer terminal representing a specific command or point for data entry.

icon

(ī'kon)
Any visual image used as a marker.
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Erecting statues of religious icons like Buddha, Mahavir, Jesus Christ etc.
Samaras made a direct appeal to religious sentiment on Monday, when he stressed that he would not allow the taking down of religious icons from public buildings, such as Parliament, ministries and schools.
A (born 1965), travelling from Cairo to Beirut, after they found with him 2050 red pills thought to be the drug Tramadol hidden inside two wooden religious icons.
Guaranteed to catch the eye of visitors are butterflies floating above the foyer and symbols of the west - Coca Cola bottles and plastic toys - alongside historic and religious icons.
What Danovich creates are religious icons, typically seen not in art galleries but mainly in churches or in homes with a special area set aside for prayer.
However, most of the book is devoted entirely to holiday patterns, including those of angels, Santas, wildlife, vehicles, religious icons, wreaths, holiday greetings, and more.
The statement claimed that Al-Tayeb would have betrayed his national role had he had refused to participate in the latest national dialogue, called for by political and religious icons.
The study takes stock of the history and size of the Amish fiction phenomenon and looks at specific Amish novels through the lenses of four metaphors: commodities, religious icons, methods of transport, and curators of godly womanhood.
When the Soviets discouraged religion during the Communist period, they set up work shops for the icon painters to paint vernacular ordinary folk tale subjects instead of painting religious icons.
With her it has been a habit," HMK president Arjun Sampath said, adding: " In a society like ours, wedded to religion and steeped in tradition, showing scant regard to religious icons can't be tolerated or brushed aside as personal liberty," he said.
She was grateful that her school, one of the largest in Bahrain, followed a policy that allowed for a high level of tolerance towards students and staff wearing discreet religious icons.
Summary: BEIRUT: A man posing as a salesman of religious icons robbed a home in Dora Wednesday after spraying a drug on the woman who opened the door, according to the National News Agency.

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