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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ideo·gram /ˈɪdiəˌgræm, ˈaɪ-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·de·o·gram n.
 1. An original, pictorial element of writing; a kind of hieroglyph expressing no sound, but only an idea.
    Ideograms may be defined to be pictures intended to represent either things or thoughts.   --I. Taylor (The Alphabet).
    You might even have a history without language written or spoken, by means of ideograms and gesture.   --J. Peile.
 2. A symbol used for convenience, or for abbreviation; as, 1, 2, 3, +, -, ░, $, ░, etc.
 3. A phonetic symbol; a letter.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a graphic character used in ideography [syn: ideograph]