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icon

[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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How grateful we are that Flavin curbs his gush, so that icon V (Coran's Broadway Flesh), 1962--a wall-mounted pink box ringed with "candle" incandescent bulbs--functions as a puzzle rather than a confession.
It's gratifying to know that people are using that icon to pray for people with that disease and their loved ones who have died.
Fortunately, Tarasov's observations on icons and devotion outweigh his theological digressions and here the reader will be richly rewarded.
Paper icons from the various ethnic communities are represented at the University of Toronto's exhibition.
Finns from the country's Eastern borders have been Orthodox for 1,000 years and are influenced by the Novgorod school of icons, which developed in the 14th century.