pictograph


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pic·to·graph

(pik'tō-graf),
A vision test chart for illiterates.

pictograph

(pĭk′tō-grăf)
A set of test pictures used for testing vision in children and illiterate adults.
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Determining the dates of pictographs helps scientists reconstruct vanished cultures.
While examining the geology of Molson's Lake to the west of Hudson Bay in 1879, Bell (1881:7c) found a pictograph site on the north side of Pai-Musk-taban Sipi near its mouth.
Some of the pictographs seem to tell stories, such as the 1865 kidnapping of 14-year-old Alice Todd or the building of the nearby Santa Cruz de San Saba Mission.
Next, the students chose three or more of their favorite pictographs from the photocopy and drew these on the front of the flap of the pouch.
Gottlieb's first wholly original works--the Pictographs of the 1940s--were born of a creative fusion of Cubist ideas about form with Surrealist ideas about meaning, spiced by his admiration for the forms and emotional kick of tribal art and textiles.
In many instances bare traces of earlier art, sometimes superimposed by more recent pictographs, are apparent, although the shapes of individual motifs are too obscure to be determined with the naked eye.
The Agawa rock paintings are among the best preserved of about 400 groups of pictographs on the Canadian Shield and are attributed to Algonquins such as the Ojibwa.
In "The Image Makers," Elizabeth McLuhan and Tom Hill attribute the invention of the Woodland or pictograph style to Morriseau.
In May 1994 my wife, Abby, and I hiked five miles over a tiny trail so I could photograph the pictograph, which I had known about for 20 years.
Also, ask the class whether they can think of other ways to show these data, eliciting responses of a table, a bar graph, and a pictograph.
375) were (a) that a bar graph should be used for complex or slightly complex static comparisons; (b) that a pictograph should be used for extremely simple static comparisons; (c) that a line graph should be used for dynamic comparisons; and (d) that a table should be used for specific amounts.
I have visited and photographed four petroglyph and pictograph sites in the Southwest.