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ideogram

An expression of an idea in a graphic element. From the Greek "idea" + "write." See icon and emoticon.
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It is fortunate, I should say, that Pound turns to classical Chinese poetry and ideograms to find a way to cleanse the decadence of the late Victorian poetry and blow a fresh wind into the modern western poetry in the early 1910s.
On the other hand, the ones that are read not only, or mainly, as witnesses to a technological past are the ones in which the typography or the typology comes to the foreground, such as those from the orthodox phase, such as Decio's ideograms, Augusto's 'package poems'; or those in which the craft (and anti-industrial) character is more noticeable, such as 'Poetamenos' [Poet minus], 'Poemobiles' [Poemobiles] or 'Caixa preta' [Black box]; or those in which the 'erudite technique' surpasses the 'technological technique', such as 'A maquina do mundo repensada' [The world's machine reconsidered] and 'Crisantempo' [Crysanthetime].
It is the existence of the Chinese ideogram, achieved with so few brushstrokes and representing so much.
24) The ideogram tao has two levels of basic meanings: the concrete, such as "road" or "path," and the philosophical, such as "principle" or "truth.
With torturously slow motion, for King Shabaka was no artist, he squatted on his hams, stuck his tongue between his brown teeth, and traced on the southern wall of his hut an eleven-cubit-long, golden-shafted spear with a head of silver - a spear such as only lives in legends and old hero myths, and, lo, his crude ideogram thickened, filled out like a blowfish, and fell clattering from the wall to his dirt floor, leaving where it had been a slight burn that smelled of sulphur mingled with cork.
As the stage lights up, the ideogram for kiru (to cut) appears.
At this juncture I am reminded of two examples from my own study: First, the Chinese symbol or ideogram for insight appears to be a pair of eyes looking in and a pair of eyes looking out around the contours of an inverted U.
A software company in Beijing finances its software development obtaining foreign currency from American law firms from data entry subcontracting, using teenage girls who know no English and who transcribe each letter as an ideogram onto magnetic tapes which are returned to the United States via air cargo.
rather, dynamic and "becoming" and often unconscious as well Wanting to broaden my classification, which was truly not that scientific, I inserted the Chinese ideogram between the phrase and the word, and I translated the Chinese scroll in the delirious course of Western thought.
I put this discussion in deliberate contrast to Ezra Pound's insistence on the poem as an ideogram, with all the implications of static, fixed, visual reference inherent in the image and invoked through a chain of references to images.
A frequent word in the literary and ceremonial texts of Ancient Egypt, it has multiple meanings depending on the determinative sign following the root ideogram km.
An ideogram is a character or symbol that represents an idea or thing without expressing the pronunciation of a particular word or words for it.