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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 not enough, however, simply to label a term an ideograph. The point is less to name and more to analyze, because ideographs can provide important windows into the myths that animate our shared rhetorical culture.
Onement 1 is indeed an ideograph or, to put it more generally, a sign, but it is a sign of a special kind, one that emphasizes a certain circularity between its signification as a sign and the actual situation of its utterance: It partakes of the category of words that linguists call "shifters," such as personal pronouns or markers like now, here, right here (not coincidentally, these are Newman titles).
The war metaphor, a slogan-like term, is an important "ideograph" (McGee, 1980).
The fact that the concept of the center or the middle is depicted by an ideograph instead of a pictograph indicates to some extent that it is comparatively more abstract than the other four cardinal directions.
In other words, prolifers want to extend a legal ideograph to a controversy previously governed by public address ideographs.
Isaac Taylor, for example, in his great work, The History of the Alphabet, has shown how the change in the form of writing--from ideograph to alphabet--made information available to people to whom it had previously been denied.
(156.) See McGee, supra note 148, at 15 (noting that "an ideograph is an ordinary-language term found in political discourse.").
refer to a six thousand year old Sumerian tablet upon which is engraved a poppy ideograph, translated as "joy" plus "plant" (222): a more effusive reading of the narcotic as cultural hieroglyph.
However, errors such as totally no response, visuospatial impairment, paragraph agraphia, ideograph, and perseverative writing errors were only seen in AD group.