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  • n. Plural form of pictograph..

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Examples

  • So to see it displayed in languages that are a little like pictographs is interesting.

    Your Name in 5 Different Scripts

  • Unlike English, whose words are created from the 26 letters in the alphabet, each Chinese word is represented by a unique grouping of "pictographs," or characters, drawn with graceful, calligraphic-looking pen strokes.

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  • They developed complex symbols (hieroglyphs) for place names that used combinations of up to three different kinds of elements: pictographs, ideographs and phonetic symbols.

    Mexico's place names and their meanings

  • Beneath a wall of pictographs, depicting ibex and Buddhist temples, we make camp.

    Richard Bangs: The Pakistan Osama bin Laden Never Knew, Part 2

  • He worked for years on the tablet, deciphering the pictographs.

    The Ladder

  • Some pages don't so much contain writing as words arranged into images and pictographs.

    Experimental Fiction

  • North of the interstate, the Swell contains such scenic attractions as Buckhorn Wash home to some dramatic sandstone walls and well preserved pictographs, Mexican Mountain and the Little Grand Canyon, a dramatic stretch of the San Rafael River that cuts a deep swath through the Swell itself.

    Todd Hartley: The Wide, Wide West: Utah's San Rafael Swell

  • In central Utah, just west of Green River, the land rises up in a geologic formation called the San Rafael Swell, a mostly untrammeled region of slot canyons, sandstone buttes, Native American pictographs and open space that is a little more remote and a lot less visited than Moab.

    Todd Hartley: The Wide, Wide West: Utah's San Rafael Swell

  • From Adolph Gottlieb's almost hieroglyphic pictographs to Lee Krasner's deliciously feminine, agitated brushstrokes, from Clyfford Still's broad, black boards stripped with jagged bands of colour, to Mark Rothko's serene, enigmatic rectangles of tone, they all set out to disengage from the messy, fraught, common delinquencies of desire.

    Robert L. Powell: AbEx: Masterpieces From The Museum of Modern Art

  • Except for the GE and Lullaby logos, its display board uses only buttons with pictographs, indicating their function.

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