Definition of Pictographic

1. Adjective. Consisting of or characterized by the use of pictographs. "Pictographic stage in the development of writing"

Partainyms: Pictograph
Derivative terms: Pictograph



Definition of Pictographic

1. Adjective. Represented by pictures ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to pictographs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pictographic

1. [adj]

Pictographic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pictographic

picrotoxins
picryl
picryl chloride
picrylhydrazine
picrylhydrazines
picrylhydrazyl
picrylhydrazyls
picryls
pics
pictel
pictels
pictogram
pictogramme
pictograms
pictograph
pictographic (current term)
pictographically
pictographies
pictographs
pictography
pictoral
pictorial
pictorial convention
pictorial matter
pictorial representation
pictorialism
pictorialisms
pictorialist
pictorialists
pictoriality

Literary usage of Pictographic

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1. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1907)
"(1) The figure of the cross appears frequently in the pictographic art of the ... (2) Distinct from crosses derived from the pictographic use of life and ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1919)
"A Case of pictographic Phenomena. A CASE OF pictographic PHENOMENA. BY JAMES H. HYSLOP. Introduction. The following case is an unusually interesting one for ..."

3. The Oldest Civilization of Greece: Studies of the Mycenaean Age by Harry Reginald Hall (1901)
"Cypriote pictographic Inscription, from Enkomi. strongly it ... It has been supposed to have been developed from the ancient pictographic system of Crete; ..."

4. Life After Death, Problems of the Future Life and Its Nature by James Hervey Hyslop (1918)
"The existence of pictographic imagery representing the transformation or transmission of the communicator's thoughts into phantasms in the mind of control ..."

5. American Hero-myths: A Study in the Native Religions of the Western Continent by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1882)
"... MERCHANTS—THE PATRON OF THIEVES—His pictographic REPRESENTATIONS. \ 5. The, Return of Quetzalcoatl. His EXPECTED RE-APPEARANCE—THE ANXIETY OF MONTEZUMA— ..."

6. Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1855)
"Position of the military post established at the mouth of the St. Peter's—Beauty, salubrity, and fertility of the country—pictographic letter—Indian ..."

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