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iconic

(1) Based on small graphic elements. See icon.

(2) Symbolic of the present culture, especially dealing with the ideals, people and products considered noteworthy. For example, Steve Jobs was often called an "iconic CEO," and his iPhone the "iconic smartphone."
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Ophelia's transition from life to death or from song to silence is iconically marked by enjambment: a mismatch between the language (syntactic clause and semantic content) and the text's metric layout.
Pope, meanwhile, elaborates on the rapid transformation of the auto industry, from Detroit's iconically gritty manufacturing base, to the shiny electric machines produced by Tesla's Elon Musk.
The campaign began earlier this month in Boston, where the brined, smoked iconically Jewish meat hit the menu in Little Donkey.
A HERO commuter - iconically pictured comforting a badly injured victim of the 7/7 bombings - has been selected to fight the Cannock Chase seat for Labour at the General Election.
We are in a moment when there are rich and interesting conversations about feminism happening in several cultural spaces--including pop cultural and artistic spaces (perhaps most iconically in collaborations like those between Beyonce and the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie), as well as among undergraduates and young people not on college campuses.
The calculation procedure of quadratic optimized filter is depicted iconically in Figure 3.
Pop-culture moments have contributed to the aviator myth, most iconically in 1986 when Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer took the style back to its fighter pilot roots in Top Gun, leaving thousands of broken teenage hearts my own included--in their slipstream.
After iconically winning Arab Idol in 2013, Palestinian superstar and Gaza native Mohammed Assaf left his hometown to settle down in Dubai.
For an example of light-as-upness outside of current-physics, consider the halo (of light) that has been reportedly seen around some saints, and is iconically depicted in the artwork of saints.
In a similar way Toner reads ellipses "iconically" as "the mechanics of detective plots by representing gaps in knowledge that have to be filled" (135).
Lanting, a procurer of beautiful young women for the Indonesian rich, remarks in a veiled reference that the demand for foreign, particularly Japanese women among affluent Indonesian men is iconically enshrined in Indonesia's most famous national leader, emphasizing the complicated texture of modernity and its ramifications in Indonesia in the last century.