Definition of 'symbol'
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The components are represented by standardized symbols and the connections by straight lines as shown below. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Apparently the house is a symbol for the self. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The symbol for that letter is two points down and three points up. The Sun (2007)The workhouse was a symbol of that idea. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Other symbols are lower case letters. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Can the world be reduced to strings of letters, symbols and numbers? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Which do we depend more on, signs or symbols? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)But maybe her choice of symbol is a sign of devotion to Isaac. The Sun (2007)I have no idea what the symbols are supposed to trigger in my memory. Christianity Today (2000)Named after the working class revolutionary government of that year, many of its designs feature emblems and symbols from the time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is an idea, a symbol, a battle cry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then she sets them to work, recording its chemical symbol, appearance and properties and comparing them to sodium and potassium. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This domain consists of symbols which represent an essential "structural" trait of the world view as a whole -- to wit, its inner hierarchy of significance. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)
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Translations for 'symbol'
British English: symbol /ˈsɪmbl/ NOUN
A symbol of something such as an idea is a shape or design that is used to represent it.
A dove is a symbol of peace.
- American English: symbol
- Arabic: رَمْز
- Brazilian Portuguese: símbolo
- Chinese: 象征
- Croatian: simbol
- Czech: symbol
- Danish: symbol
- Dutch: symbool
- European Spanish: símbolo
- Finnish: symboli
- French: symbole
- German: Symbol
- Greek: σύμβολο
- Italian: simbolo
- Japanese: 象徴
- Korean: 상징
- Norwegian: symbol
- Polish: symbol
- European Portuguese: símbolo
- Romanian: simbol
- Russian: символ
- Spanish: símbolo
- Swedish: symbol
- Thai: สัญลักษณ์
- Turkish: sembol
- Ukrainian: символ
- Vietnamese: biểu tượng đại diện
Definition of symbol from the Collins English Dictionary
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