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English definition of “icon”

icon

noun [C] (COMPUTER SYMBOL)    /ˈaɪ.kɒn/ US  /-kɑːn/
B2 a small picture or symbol on a computer screen that you point to and click on (= press ) with a mouse to give the computer an instruction Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsComputer concepts
(Definition of icon noun (COMPUTER SYMBOL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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