Definition of Pictogram

1. Noun. A picture that represents a word or an idea by illustration. ¹



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Definition of Pictogram

1. [n -S]

Pictogram Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pictogram

picropodophyllin
picrotoxin
picrotoxine
picrotoxinin
picrotoxins
picryl
picryl chloride
picrylhydrazine
picrylhydrazines
picrylhydrazyl
picrylhydrazyls
picryls
pics
pictel
pictels
pictogram (current term)
pictogramme
pictograms
pictograph
pictographic
pictographically
pictographies
pictographs
pictography
pictoral
pictorial
pictorial convention
pictorial matter
pictorial representation
pictorialism

Literary usage of Pictogram

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1. Junior High School Mathematics by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith, Joseph Clifton Brown (1917)
"Circular pictogram. In a recent year the United States produced 62.8% of the ... Such a graph is called a circular pictogram. The circular pictogram is not ..."

2. Higher Arithmetic by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1919)
"Represent these facts by a circular pictogram. 3. Of the pupils who attend a certain school 11% are in the first grade, 17% in the second, 16% in the third, ..."

3. School Arithmetics by George Albert Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1920)
"Circular pictogram. It has become common in connection with the financial statistics of large business houses to make use of the circular pictogram. ..."

4. Junior High School Mathematics by Edson Homer Taylor (1922)
"Illustrate with a pictogram. The illustration may be improved by proper shading. 4. The following are suggested by students of household economy as proper ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Where variation is not continuous or where discrete objects are under consideration the histogram or pictogram are preferable. The histogram is merely a ..."

6. Constructive Rural Sociology by John Morris Gillette (1915)
"The accompanying pictogram (pictogram 3), indicates the changes which, have been made in the relative amounts of the improved and unimproved land in farms, ..."

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