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pictograph

Pictograph

A stylized illustration used for communication; also includes symbols that were scratched or painted on rock surfaces by prehistoric people
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Pictographs may serve as a valuable tool for communicating health-related risks to the public (for reviews, see Ancker et al.
More importantly, we discovered that incremental pictographs also make people less susceptible to decision biases.
Development of reasoning associated with pictographs: representing, interpreting, and predicting.
The intuitive or narrative approach is popular among petroglyph and pictograph scholars because it enables them to address the issue of the meaning of an image, even when there is a paucity of detailed textual records.
But Paint Rock Excursions is home to over 1,500 pictographs, the largest collection in Texas.
When they had time, they would type the hazcom information onto blank labels or into Word documents, which they trimmed and fastened onto bottles, vials, or containers, along with store/catalog bought pictographs such as NFPA diamonds, color bars, and assorted symbolic information.
During the following class period, I reviewed what the next steps for our pouches would be and provided a sheet of photocopied American Indian pictographs from my files for each student.
It may have something to do with his refusal to narrow his line of inquiry over the course of his career, a theory both supported and argued against by the fact that the Bursts have become largely synonymous with "Gottlieb;" while other series, such as the seminal Pictographs of the 1940s or the provocative Imaginary Landscapes that followed, remain less firmly etched on the public consciousness.
In many instances bare traces of earlier art, sometimes superimposed by more recent pictographs, are apparent, although the shapes of individual motifs are too obscure to be determined with the naked eye.
The Portamess 911 and 913 portable meters are compact units, which offer the measurement capability of high quality benchtop meters with easy 'pictograph' guided operation and have been developed specifically for field applications.
Around all of Lake Superior, early explorers had noted only a few pictograph sites.
In "The Image Makers," Elizabeth McLuhan and Tom Hill attribute the invention of the Woodland or pictograph style to Morriseau.